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Biography/Profile/History Of “Canada’s Olympic gold medal winning wrestler” Wrestler Erica Wiebe

40578_G24_W01Erica Wiebe (born June 13, 1989)is an Olympic gold medal winning wrestler competing for Canada. erica_wiebe_webShe is originally from Stittsville, Ontario in Ottawa, Canada. She later moved to Calgary, Alberta so she could train with Canada’s national team.

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Erica won an Olympic gold medal in the 75 kg freestyle event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

40391_G24_W01 To win the medal she defeated Kazakhstan’s Guzel Manyurova. This was the fourth gold medal Canada won in Rio. It was also the second medal ever for a Canadian woman wrestler.

She won a gold medal in the 75 kg freestyle at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.wrestling.jpg.size.custom.crop.1086x633 At the Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin 2015 she won gold medal.

Video showing how Calgary-based wrestler Erica Wiebe has won an Olympic gold in the 75kg freestyle wrestling event.(PC Users Only)

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