Kyven Gadson to headline Iowa Games Opening Ceremony

Written by Ron Steele, Anchor, KWWL

Waterloo native & 2015 NCAA Wrestling Champion, Kyven Gadson, will help kick off the 2017 Iowa Games Friday during the Opening Ceremony.

The Olympic hopeful and former Iowa State All-American will address the Iowa Games Athletes as keynote speaker Friday at Jack trice Stadium in Ames.

Iowa Games CEO, Chuck Long, says the Friday night event will be busy. â€œWe have a great line-up of entertainment and activities throughout the evening.". 

The Ceremony will consist of a parade of athletes, National Anthem, entertaining performances, arrival of the torch, the lighting of the cauldron and conclude with a fireworks display. 

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