Olympic wrestling champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock gets standing ovation at WWE SummerSlam – video

Olympic wrestling champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock was given a standing ovation during last night’s WWE SummerSlam in Las Vegas.

© GiveMeSport Olympic wrestling champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock was given an incredible reception at WWE SummerSlam

Mensah-Stock was welcomed to the Allegiant Stadium alongside American teammate Gable Steveson, who also earned an Olympic wrestling gold medal at Tokyo 2020.

Both athletes were given a standing ovation as they made their way to the ring, where they were acknowledged for their incredible achievements.

Mensah-Stock triumphed in the women’s 68 kilogram division at Tokyo 2020, defeating Blessing Oborududu of Nigeria 4-1 to take gold. In doing so, she became the first black woman ever to win an Olympic wrestling title.

The 28-year-old has previously expressed a desire to move into the world of WWE. Shortly after she earned her Olympic gold medal, Mensah-Stock was asked whether she would consider stepping into the WWE ring.

“I want to,” an enthusiastic Mensah-Stock replied.

Olympic gold medalists @MensahTamStock and @GableSteveson are HERE at #SummerSlam!🥇👏

🦚 https://t.co/5FC5w1zamA

🌎 https://t.co/aEwGYUp0uE pic.twitter.com/AvbqShwQAI

— WWE (@WWE) August 22, 2021

Wrestling legend and NXT founder Triple H hinted Mensah-Stock’s dream could soon become a reality after posting about her historic achievement on Twitter.

“Congratulations on a history-making gold medal at the #TokyoOlympics,” he posted. “The door to WWE is always open!!”

Steveson, an Olympic gold medallist in the men’s 125kg category, has also shown interest in a move to WWE. He was pictured with Triple H while backstage at SummerSlam.

This year’s SummerSlam was packed with huge matches, including several title bouts. This included the SmackDown Women’s Championship, which prompted a surprise return from Becky Lynch.

Olympic Gold Medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock shares her dreams of stepping into a WWE ring! 👀#TokyoOlympics @peacockTV @MensahTamStock pic.twitter.com/PgHX9sSz4n

— WWE (@WWE) August 4, 2021

The star made her first appearance since May 2020, when she announced she was pregnant with her first child and would be taking a break from wrestling.

After Lynch made her entrance, she took to the ring to quickly dispatch Carmella, a replacement for the missing Sasha Banks, before challenging Bianca Belair. Belair accepted, but the resulting match lasted less than 30 seconds. Lynch scored a pinfall to become the new SmackDown Women’s Champion.

Catch all the fallout from WWE SummerSlam on Monday Night RAW and Friday Night SmackDown, airing live in the UK on BT Sport

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