Olympics: Mensah-Stock Wins Wrestling Gold for U.S.

Mensah Stock Olympics
Tamyra Mensah-Stock claimed the United States first wrestling gold medal of these Olympics when she defeated Nigeria's Blessing Oborududu 4-1 in the finals of the women's 68 kg freestyle event Tuesday in Japan. Stock scored on two takedowns during the match to seal the victory. She becomes just the second American woman to capture Olympic gold in wrestling following Helen Maroulis win at 53 kg at the 2016 Rio Games.

On Monday Aline Rotter-Focken of Germany claimed gold in the women's 76 kg division beating American Adeline Gray in the finals. In men's Greco-Roman action, Cuba earned two golds with Luis Orta winning at 60 kg and Mijain Lopez at 130 kg. Hungary's Tamas Lorincz also won gold at 77 kg while Musa Evloev, representing the Russian Olympic Committee, won at 97 kg.

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