Canadian strikes gold At wrestling worlds
Canada’s Justina Di Stasio won the women’s 72-kilogram title at the world wrestling championships on Wednesday with a 4-2 win over Mongolia’s Nasanburmaa Ochirbat. Di Stasio, from Burnaby, B.C., scored two early takedowns to move in front 4-0. Di Stasio’s gold was Canada’s second medal of the day. Earlier, Danielle Lappage of Olds, Alta., earned silver after a controversial loss to Finland’s Petra Olli in the women’s 65-kilogram final. And 2016 Olympic champion Erica Wiebe of Stittsville, Ont., beat Epp Mae of Estonia to claim bronze in the women’s 76-kilogram event.
Justina Di Stasio, of Burnaby, B.C., celebrates after defeating Mongolia’s Nasanburmaa Ochirbat in the final at the wrestling world championships in Budapest, Hungary on Wednesday.