Sport: Blind Wrestlers

In New York last week 50 or so parents of students at two schools gathered to watch a series of nine matches between the schools' wrestling teams. When the matches were over, and Philadelphia's Overbrook School had won, 22-to-5, the teams cheered each other and everyone went home. Because there was only one point of procedure at all out of the ordinary about the whole performance, a stranger could have watched from the gymnasium balcony without being aware that all contestants on both teams were totally blind.

Matches between blind wrestlers differ...

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