Wayland Baptist Graduate Becomes 1st Black American Woman to Win Gold in Wrestling

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) –Tamyra Mensah-Stock has just made history as the 1st Black American Woman to win gold in wrestling.

Mensah-Stock defeated Nigeria’s Blessing Oborududu 4-1 in their category, Oborududu being the first person from Nigeria to earn a wrestling medal at the Olympics.

Read the full story of her history-making match here.

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