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Former Iowa wrestling assistant coach returns

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Former Iowa assistant wrestling coach Terry Brands has returned to the school.

The university announced Wednesday that Brands will serve as assistant coach under his twin brother, Tom.

Terry Brands won two NCAA championships at Iowa and gold medals in the 1993 and 1995 World Championships. He also won a bronze medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Australia.

Brands rejoins the school after three years at USA Wrestling in Colorado Springs, Colo.

He previously coached at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga as head coach, and as an assistant coach at Montana State-Northern and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

He was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2006.


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