Olympics Countdown Days until opening ceremonies: 41.

June 08, 1996

March to the medals: Blaine Wilson finished with a strong performance on the rings to win the national gymnastics championship in Knoxville, Tenn. Wilson scored a 9.8 on the rings to beat defending champion John Roethlisberger for the overall title.

Carrying the torch: The Olympic torch moved through Ohio yesterday en route to the Atlanta Games. Spectators lined both sides of U.S. 22 as the torch passed through the village of Morrow, about 20 miles north of Cincinnati.

Final exams: Terry Brands and Kevin Jackson earned spots in today's finals of the U.S. freestyle wrestling trials. Also advancing were Eric Akin, Pat Santoro, Pat Smith, Mike Van Arsdale, Kanamti Solomon, Dan Chaid and Tom Erikson.

Pub Date: 6/08/96

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