Silver Alert canceled for Oklahoma wrestling legend

a Silver Alert has been issued for Daniel Hodge of Perry, Okla. Hodge was a former Olympic wrestler and went missing from his home on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety.

The Perry Police Department requested a Silver Alert for Daniel Hodge, 86, after he left his home in Perry at 5:20 p.m. on July 7, and he had not returned.

Shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday the Silver Alert was canceled. Hodge has been located, no other information is available at this time.

Hodge was an American wrestler and boxer. He was also a two-time Olympian. He competed in the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki and the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne.

The Dan Hodge Trophy is named after him, which is the Heisman trophy equivalent of college wrestling.

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