Women's wrestling makes Olympic debut

Updated: July 15, 2004, 5:48 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Don't bother telling Tela O'Donnell any jokes about women wrestlers. After seven years in the sport, she has already heard them all.

"Sometimes they're not too classy with their comments, which is unfortunate,'' the 21-year-old wrestler said. "They always say something about mud-wrestling. Somebody recently said some pretty unnecessary comments and I thought, 'Why would you say that?'"

Let them have their cheap laughs. The final punchline belongs to O'Donnell -- she's going ...

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