Chas Betts and Kip Janvrin will go “On the Mat” this Wednesday, May 23

“On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 PM Central on AM 1650, The Fan.

Betts will compete at the 2012 London Olympic Games in Greco-Roman wrestling at 185 pounds. He was also a member of the 2009 U.S. World championship team. Betts competes for the Minnesota Storm Wrestling Club.

Janvrin is the co-head track coach at the University of Central Missouri. A native of Panora, Iowa, he was an Olympian in the decathlon in 2000. Janvrin will play as a celebrity in the Dan Gable Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday, June 11.

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