Update: Club Urged Participants to Keep Tourney Quiet

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Organizers of a weekend wrestling tournament held in suburban Chicago in violation of state coronavirus mitigation policies reportedly encouraged event participants to “keep as low of a profile as possible” in order to “keep the noise down around the event.”

The Northwest Indiana Times reports that ahead of the event, Elite Athletic Club sent an email to coaches, parents and wrestlers urging them to avoid posting about the tournament on social media until Monday, after the event had taken place. Elite Athletic Club sponsored the event at the Southland Center in Lynwood, Ill., which was issued a citation and is now under investigation by the Cook County department of health. 

An email provided to the Times read:

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