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    The Italian greco roman wrestler is amazing, how did a guy who is from a country with weak GR wrestling win so many medals.... he must be a great athlete.

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    Default Re: How come Italy did not boycott 1980 Olympics?

    Perhaps he was a communist and trained in Soviet Union.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big View Post
    Romania never liked Soviet Union. It was allies with Hitler.
    Weren't a lot of Warsaw Pact countries traditional enemies of Russia?
    I know Poland was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ODH View Post
    Weren't a lot of Warsaw Pact countries traditional enemies of Russia?
    I know Poland was.
    Not so much enemies but had some conflicts. Romania allied with Hitler though. Hungary did too.

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