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That's gotta hurt: best photos from women's wrestling

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Canada's Carol Huynh (in blue) fight with Senegal's Isabelle Sambou for the bronze medal of the Women's 48Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Clarissa Mei Ling Chun of U.S. (in red) fights with Ukraine's Irini Merleni for the bronze medal of the Women's 48Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Clarissa Mei Ling Chun of U.S. fights with Poland's Iwona Nina Matkowska (R) on the repechage of the Women's 48Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Poland's Iwona Nina (in blue) fights with Clarissa Mei Ling Chun of U.S. on the repechage of the Women's 48Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Canada's Carol Huynh (red) gets taken to the mat on her way to losing to Hitomi Obara of Japan in the semi-final 48kg Women's Freestyle Wrestling.

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Poland's Monika Ewa Michalik (in blue) fights with North Korea's Un Gyong Choe on the repechage of the Women's 63 Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Senegal's Isabelle Sambou (in blue) fights with Tunisia's Maroi Mezien on the repechage of the Women's 48Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Canada's Martine Dugrenier (in red) fights with Sweden's Henna Johansson on the repechage of the on the Women's 63Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Maroi Mezien of Tunisia, competes against Isabelle Sambou of Senegal during 48-kg women's freestyle wrestling.

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China's Ruixue Jing (in red) fights with Russia's Lubov Volosova on the Women's 63Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Kazakhstan's Yelena Shalygina (in red) fights with Ukraine's Yuliya Ostapchuk on the Women's 63Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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Senegal's Isabelle Sambou (in blue) fights with Tunisia's Maroi Mezien on the repechage of the Women's 48Kg Greco-Roman wrestling.

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