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Erica Wiebe's Face After Winning A Gold Medal Screams Olympic Glory

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This is Canada's Erica Wiebe.

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Erica Wiebe dnd Guzel Manyurova of Kazakhstan compete in the women's 75-kilogram freestyle category in the Rio Olympics. (Photo: Mariana Bazo/Reuters)

She's a 27-year-old wrestler from Ontario.

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(Photo: Toru Hanai/Reuters)

Wiebe won a gold medal in Thursday's women's 75-kilogram freestyle final.

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(Photo: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Overcome with emotion, she dropped to the ground with the Canadian flag held to her face.

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(Photo: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

And it seems she then quickly remembered..

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(Photo: Toru Hanai/Reuters)

..THAT SHE HAD WON A GOLD MEDAL.

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(Photo: Toru Hanai/Reuters)

WHICH IS WORTH CELEBRATING

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(Photo: Toru Hanai/Reuters)

BY RUNNING AROUND PARADING YOUR COUNTRY'S FLAG

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(Photo: Mariana Bazo/Reuters)

HUGGING YOUR COACH

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(Photo: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

LIFTING YOUR COACH

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(Photo: Toru Hanai/Reuters)


LIFTING THIS DOLL THING*

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(Photo: Toru Hanai/Reuters)

GREETING THE FANS

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"HELLO, FELLOW CANADIANS, I HAVE RETRIEVED SOME GOLDEN GLORY FOR OUR COUNTRY." (Photo: Mariana Bazo/Reuters)

STICKING YOUR TONGUE OUT

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(Photo: Stanislav Krasilnikov\TASS via Getty Images)

AND, OF COURSE, PARTAKING IN A MAJESTIC DISPLAY OF SPORTSMANSHIP ALONGSIDE YOUR FELLOW COMPETITORS

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Silver medallist Guzel Manyurova of Kazakhstan, gold medallist Erica Wiebe of Canada, bronze medallists Fengliu Zhang of China and Yekaterina Bukina of Russia, from left, pose at the victory ceremony for the women's 75-kilogram freestyle wrestling event at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. (Photo: Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS via Getty Images)

CONGRATULATIONS, ERICA!

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(Photo: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

*This is the Rio mascot. Doll thing just had a nice ring to it.


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