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    Default 1st Black Champ Simon Roberts Profile @ Intermat Premium

    2/6/2008
    Simon Says ...
    Back in 1957, Simon Roberts (inset) became the first African American wrestler to win an Iowa state high school championship. Later, Roberts became the first to win an NCAA championship. In cooperation with the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, InterMat's Sandy Stevens outlines Roberts' start as a wrestler to preview the 50 years since Roberts' historic feat in honor of Black History Month by the Hall. To read the Premium Service feature, click more.

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    For 65 photos of Simon Roberts, his Iowa teammates and his opponents, visit this photo album at Vintage Amateur Wrestling Yahoo group: http://sports.ph.groups.yahoo.com/gr...os/browse/d624

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    Default Re: 1st Black Champ Simon Roberts Profile @ Intermat Premium

    Who was your first chinese champion?

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