In a shocking loss, reigning Olympic wrestling champion Erica Wiebe of Stittsville, Ont., dropped a 2-1 semifinal resolution to 2017 world champion Yasemin Adar of Turkey on Tuesday on the Particular person World Cup in Belgrade, Serbia.
Wiebe, who secured a spot for the Tokyo Olympics on the Pan Am qualifier in March, will wrestle in Wednesday’s repechage for an opportunity to advance to the bronze-medal match within the ladies’s 76-kilogram division.
The 31-year-old Wiebe, who lives and trains in Calgary, was defeated by fall after taking a 1-Zero lead on a passivity name on the occasion that changed this yr’s world championships as a result of coronavirus issues.
Within the quarter-finals earlier Tuesday, Wiebe received 10-Zero by technical superiority over Zsanett Nemeth of Hungary.
In September 2019, Wiebe misplaced to Epp Maee of Estonia in the dying seconds of her quarter-final match on the world championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
However she rebounded 9 months in the past in Ottawa, the place Wiebe soundly beat Genesis Rosangela Reasco Valdez of Ecuador 6-0 within the 76 km semifinal on the Shaw Centre to e book her ticket for the Olympics that was rescheduled to subsequent summer time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.