McMann finds solace in wrestling

Updated: August 12, 2004, 8:57 PM ET
By Sherry Skalko | ESPN.com

ATHENS, Greece -- Sara McMann didn't really have a choice but to start wrestling. Three years older, her brother, Jason, needed a practice partner, and who better a candidate than his little sister?

A childhood of serving as a wrestling dummy during the week and attending her brother's tournaments on the weekends led McMann down the same path. Those paths diverted when she was 9. Her brother was hit by a car, breaking both of his legs and crushing his hips. He learned to walk again, she ...

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