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Erica Wiebe Wins Gold In Women’s Wrestling

Gold! Gold! Gold! Gold!

Erica Wiebe has snatched Canada’s fourth gold medal doing so by defeating Guzel Manyurova of Kazakhstan in Thursday’s final of the 75-kilogram category.

The Ottawa native forced the action against the 38-year-old veteran and showed right from the start that she was coming out fast and aggressive.

China’s Fengliu Zhang and Russia’s Ekaterina Bukina shared the bronze medal.

Canada’s overall medal count now stands at sixteen.


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