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McMann earns silver medal

Updated: August 24, 2004, 8:50 AM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

ATHENS, Greece -- When Sara McMann first wanted to wrestle on the school's boys team, her mother refused to sign the release papers. "I didn't like the idea of her being touched by boys and having them put her in those holds and touching her crotch."

And then came the phone call from the school's football coach.

"He said, 'Mrs. McMann, I just want to thank you. You did the right thing,' " Paula McMann recalled Monday. "I asked him what he meant and he said, 'Girls shouldn't ...

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