Kerri Walsh-Jennings

Kyle Snyder's medal from Rio Olympics defective

Kyle Snyder's medal from Rio Olympics defective

Kyle Snyder made history at the Rio Olympics by becoming the youngest American wrestler to win a gold medal.

The medal will soon be history as well, to be replaced by the IOC and Rio organizers because of damage.

Snyder, a Good Counsel graduate and Woodbine native, and Helen Maroulis, a U.S. gold medalist wrestler from Rockville, are among a group of more than 100 athletes from around the world with defective Olympic medals.

Beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings says her bronze medal from last summer is flaking and rusting, and USA Swimming spokesman Scott Leightman said some swimmers have damaged medals as well.

USA Basketball spokesman Craig Miller said...

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