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These Wrestling Champs Celebrated By Hoisting Their Coach On Their Goddamn Shoulders

Are they not tired or something?

Posted on August 19, 2016, at 6:31 a.m. ET

On Wednesday, Japanese wrestler Eri Tosaka won gold in the final of the women's freestyle 48 kilogram wrestling.

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After beating her opponent, Azerbaijan's Mariya Stadnik, Tosaka decided to celebrate her win in a totally impressive way.

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By hoisting her coach, Kazuhito Sakae, on her shoulders.

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Look how happy she is.

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Look how badass he is.

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Then on Thursday, another wrestler on Japan's women's team, Risako Kawai, won gold in the women's freestyle 63 kilogram wrestling.

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And yep, she also lifted Sakae on her shoulders.

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But only after slamming him to the floor.

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According to the Japan Times, Sakae had asked all his athletes to lift him on their shoulders if they won.

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