Tamyra Mensah-Stock made Olympic history on Tuesday, when she became the first ever black woman to win a gold medal for Team USA in freestyle wrestling.
Mensah-Stock defeated Nigerian Blessing Oborududu 4-1 in the final of the women’s 68-kilogram freestyle event.
.@MensahTamStock becomes only the second woman to win gold in @USAWrestling history. #TokyoOlympicspic.twitter.com/7PVYAtvqNT
— Team USA (@TeamUSA) August 3, 2021
After winning her gold medal, Mensah-Stock was asked if she feels like she could ‘do WWE’. Her response, a very emphatic:
I want to!
Olympic Gold Medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock shares her dreams of stepping into a WWE ring! ?#TokyoOlympics @peacockTV @MensahTamStock pic.twitter.com/PgHX9sSz4n
— WWE (@WWE) August 4, 2021
Things did not turn out too badly for the last Olympic Gold Medal winner to step into a WWE ring, so time will tell if we see Tamyra Mensah-Stock follow in the footsteps of Kurt Angle.
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