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Gold Medalist Speaks at Governor Mifflin

Published On: Dec 10 2012 11:08:39 PM EST

Olympic gold medal wrestler Jacob Varner spoke in Shillington Monday night. He encouraged young kids to set high goals and never shy away from accomplishing them.


You don't even have to be a wrestling fan to realize that Berks County and this part of Pennsylvania has some of the best wrestling in the nation.  Top wrestlers and teams from our area make that fact hard to ignore on an annual basis.

Monday night, one of the world's top wrestlers was in Berks County talking to younger wrestlers who hope to make names for themselves in the months and years to come.

Jacob Varner is an Olympic Gold Medalist and was in Shillington to talk to the kids about setting goals and working hard to accomplish them.