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. “We 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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