HARRISBURG — A state representative serving Carbon County intends to introduce a resolution to reinstate Jim Thorpe as the sole gold medal winner of two events in the 1912 Olympic Games.

The resolution would encourage the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to designate Thorpe as the lone champion of the pentathlon and the decathlon events, Rep. Doyle Heffley stated last week.

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