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Wrestling the Medals Away

August 16,2008: Canadian wrestlers win a pair of medals at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. Carol Huynh captures Canada’s first gold medal of the Games with her victory in the 48kg weight class while Tonya Verbeek takes bronze in the 55kg weight class for her second straight Olympic medal.

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