Patricia Miranda moves closer to Olympic spot

Patricia Miranda won a bronze medal at the Athens Games in the wrestling. She took a break from the sport to pursue her studies.

“I actually retired for about eight months and was content with just going to school,” said Miranda, who earned her law degree from Yale last year. “But, even though I left, I still was running and rolling around.”

She beat Stephanie Murata in the U.S. National Wrestling Championships moving closer to a place in the Beijing Olympics.

“You try to catch yourself when you daydream about [the Olympics],” Miranda said. “But, in my head, I’m thinking about Beijing and improving on the bronze medal.”

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Posted by Mike 11 years ago

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