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‘I feel like my life is in limbo’: Iowa’s Olympic hopefuls react to postponement decision

Thomas Gilman, a former Iowa wrestler and returning world silver medalist for Team USA, discusses the United States' World Cup title. Hawk Central

Thomas Gilman, a former Iowa Hawkeyes wrestler, was sitting at home when he heard the news.

Laulauga Tausaga, a senior thrower for the Iowa women’s track team, had just finished a workout when she found out.

Shelby Houlihan, a Sioux City East grad, didn’t learn until her phone started blowing up sometime Monday afternoon.

“I’ve not been very good about keeping up with the news,” Houlihan, a 2016 Olympian, told the Des Moines Register.