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Updated: August 28, 2004, 3:43 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- The moment was almost too much for Thai boxer Manus Boonjumnong. He had just won a gold medal, and now his country's king was on the phone to congratulate him.

Boonjumnong sobbed as he held the cell phone in one hand and a picture of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the other. He listened for a few minutes, so emotional that he was able to only give one-word answers to his king.

"I fought for my king, who urged me to be strong in my final bout," Boonjumnong said. "I dedicate ...

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