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1908 London Olympics

Aubert Côté
Men’s Freestyle 54 kg
Montreal

1912 Stockholm Olympics

Canada did not send any wrestlers

1920 Antwerp Olympics

Canada did not send any wrestlers

1924 Paris Olympics

James Trifunov
Men’s Freestyle 56 kg
Regina
Clifford Chilcott
Men’s Freestyle 61 kg
Toronto
William J. Montgomery
Men’s Freestyle 66 kg
Montreal
Donald Stockton
Men’s Freestyle 79 kg
Montreal
George Rumple
Men’s Freestyle 87 kg
Montreal

1928 Amsterdam Olympics

James Trifunov
Men’s Freestyle 56 kg
Regina
Daniel McDonald
Men’s Freestyle 66 kg
Toronto
Maurice E. Lechford
Men’s Freestyle 72 kg
Montreal
Donald Stockton
Men’s Freestyle 79 kg
Montreal
Earl McCready
Men’s Freestyle HWT kg
Regina

1932 Los Angeles Olympics

James Trifunov
Men’s Freestyle 56 kg
Regina
Harvey Rowland
Men’s Freestyle 61 kg
Montreal
Howard Thomas
Men’s Freestyle 66 kg
Montreal
Daniel McDonald
Men’s Freestyle 72 kg
Toronto
Donald Stockton
Men’s Freestyle 79 kg
Montreal
H. Madison
Men’s Freestyle 87 kg
Montreal

1936 Berlin Olympics

John Vernon Pettigrew
Men’s Freestyle 61 kg
Regina
Howard Thomas
Men’s Freestyle 66 kg
Montreal
Joseph Schleimer
Men’s Freestyle 72 kg
Toronto
Terry Evans
Men’s Freestyle 79 kg
Toronto
George Chiga
Men’s Freestyle HWT kg
Regina

1948 London Olympics

Norman May
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
Toronto
Mario Crete
Men’s Freestyle 63 kg
Montreal
George Plumb
Men’s Freestyle 67 kg
Toronto
Harry Peace
Men’s Freestyle 73 kg
Toronto
Maurice Vachon
Men’s Freestyle 79 kg
Montreal
Fernand Payette
Men’s Freestyle 87 kg
Montreal

1952 Helsinki Olympics

Robert Steckle is Canada’s flag bearer for the opening ceremonies

 

Adrian Poliquin
Men’s Freestyle 52 kg
Montreal
Nick (Niaz) Mohammed
Men’s Freestyle 67 kg
Vanouver
Armand Bernard
Men’s Freestyle 73 kg
Montreal
Robert Steckle
Men’s Freestyle 87 kg
Kitchener/Waterloo

1956 Melbourne Olympics

Bruno Ochmond
Men’s Freestyle 79 kg
Sault Ste. Marie
Robert Steckle
Men’s Freestyle 87 kg
Kitchener/Waterloo
Robert Steckle
Men’s Greco-Roman 87 kg
Kitchener/Waterloo

1960 Rome Olympics

Ray Lougheed
Men’s Freestyle 67 kg
Moose Jaw
Kurt Boese
Men’s Freestyle 73 kg
Kitchener/Waterloo
Robert Steckle
Men’s Freestyle 87 kg
Kitchener/Waterloo

1964 Tokyo Olympics

Koji Hirabayashi
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
Tokyo (Canadian citizen)
Matti Jutila
Men’s Freestyle 63 kg
Sudbury
Roger Doner
Men’s Freestyle 70g
Scarborough
Phil Oberlander
Men’s Freestyle 78 kg
Montreal
Matti Jutila
Men’s Greco-Roman 63 kg
Sudbury

1968 Mexico Olympics

Peter Michienzi
Men’s Freestyle 52 kg
London
Herb Singerman
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
Montreal
Pat Bolger
Men’s Freestyle 63 kg
Dutton
Gord Garvie
Men’s Freestyle 70 kg
Saskatoon
Brian Heffel
Men’s Freestyle 78 kg
Edmonton
Robert Chamberot
Men’s Freestyle 87 kg
Montreal
Ed Millard
Men’s Freestyle 97 kg
Guelph
Harry Geris
Men’s Freestyle HWT kg
London
Herb Singerman
Men’s Greco-Roman 57 kg
Montreal
Gord Garvie
Men’s Greco-Roman 70 kg
Saskatoon
Brian Heffel
Men’s Greco-Roman 78 kg
Edmonton
Ed Millard
Men’s Greco-Roman 97 kg
Guelph
Harry Geris
Men’s Greco-Roman HWT kg
London

1972 Munich Olympics

Gord Bertie
Men’s Freestyle 52 kg
Montreal
Egon Beiler
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
Kitchener/Waterloo
Patrick Bolger
Men’s Freestyle 62 kg
Kitchener/Waterloo
Ron Ouellette
Men’s Freestyle 68 kg
USA (Montreal born)
Alfred Wurr
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
Winnipeg
Taras Hryb
Men’s Freestyle 82 kg
Vancouver
George Saunders
Men’s Freestyle 90 kg
Thunder Bay
Harry Geris
Men’s Freestyle 100 kg
London
Ole Sorensen
Men’s Greco-Roman 68 kg
Edmonton

1976 Montreal Olympics

Ray Takahashi
Men’s Freestyle 48 kg
Thunder Bay
Gord Bertie
Men’s Freestyle 52 kg
Edmonton
Mike Barry
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
London
Egon Beiler
Men’s Freestyle 63 kg
Thunder Bay
Howard Stupp
Men’s Freestyle 63 kg
Montreal
Clive Llewellyn
Men’s Freestyle 68 kg
Thunder Bay
Brian Renken
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
London
Richard Deschatelets
Men’s Freestyle 82 kg
Guelph
Terry Paice
Men’s Freestyle 90 kg
Thunder Bay
Steve Danier
Men’s Freestyle 100 kg
Thunder Bay
Harry Geris
Men’s Freestyle 100+ kg
London
Mitch Kawasaki
Men’s Greco-Roman 48 kg
Thunder Bay
Doug Yeats
Men’s Greco-Roman 57 kg
Montreal
John McPhedran
Men’s Greco-Roman 68 kg
Toronto
Brian Renken
Men’s Greco-Roman 74 kg
London
Dave Cummings
Men’s Greco-Roman 82 kg
Thunder Bay

1980 Moscow Olympics

Canada boycotted the Games

 

Ray Takahashi
Men’s Freestyle 52 kg
Thunder Bay
Sean Barry
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
Thunder Bay
Egon Beiler
Men’s Freestyle 62 kg
Thunder Bay
Clive Llewellyn
Men’s Freestyle 68 kg
London
Brian Renken
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
Ottawa
Clark Davis
Men’s Freestyle 82 kg
Montreal
Doug Cox
Men’s Freestyle 90 kg
Guelph
Wayne Brightwell
Men’s Freestyle 100 kg
Guelph
Doug Yeats
Men’s Greco-Roman 62 kg
Montreal
Howard Stupp
Men’s Greco-Roman 68 kg
Montreal
Gary Kallos
Men’s Greco-Roman 90 kg
Montreal

1984 Los Angeles Olympics

Ray Takahashi
Men’s Freestyle 52 kg
Regina
Lawrence Holmes
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
Hamilton
Bob Robinson
Men’s Freestyle 62 kg
Regina
Dave McKay
Men’s Freestyle 68 kg
Vancouver
Mark Mongeon
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
Vancouver
Chris Rinke
Men’s Freestyle 82 kg
Vancouver
Clark Davis
Men’s Freestyle 90 kg
Montreal
Wayne Brightwell
Men’s Freestyle 100 kg
Regina
Robert Molle
Men’s Freestyle 100+ kg
Vancouver
Doug Yeats
Men’s Greco-Roman 68 kg
Montreal
Jeff Steubing (USA)
Men’s Greco-Roman 74 kg
Montreal
Louis Santerre
Men’s Greco-Roman 82 kg
Montreal
Gary Kallos
Men’s Greco-Roman 90 kg
Montreal

1988 Seoul Olympics

Chris Woodcroft
Men’s Freestyle 52 kg
Hamilton
Lawrence Holmes
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
Hamilton
Gary Bohay
Men’s Freestyle 62 kg
USA (Canadian citizen)
Dave McKay
Men’s Freestyle 68 kg
Vancouver
Gary Holmes
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
Hamilton
Chris Rinke
Men’s Freestyle 82 kg
Vancouver
Doug Cox
Men’s Freestyle 90 kg
Guelph
Clark Davis
Men’s Freestyle 100 kg
Montreal
Dan Payne
Men’s Freestyle 130 kg
Vancouver
Doug Yeats
Men’s Greco-Roman 68 kg
Montreal
Doug Cox
Men’s Greco-Roman 90 kg
Guelph
Steve Marshall
Men’s Greco-Roman 100 kg
Vancouver
Dan Payne
Men’s Greco-Roman 130 kg
Vancouver

1992 Barcelona Olympics

Tom Petryshen
Men’s Freestyle 48 kg
Vancouver
Chris Woodcroft
Men’s Freestyle 52 kg
Hamilton
Rob Dawson
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
Montreal
Marty Calder
Men’s Freestyle 62 kg
St. Catharines
Chris Wilson
Men’s Freestyle 68 kg
Vancouver
Gary Holmes
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
Hamilton
David Hohl
Men’s Freestyle 82 kg
Winnipeg
Greg Edgelow
Men’s Freestyle 90 kg
Vancouver
Gavin Carrow
Men’s Freestyle 100 kg
Guelph
Jeff Thue
Men’s Freestyle 130 kg
Vancouver
Doug Yeats
Men’s Greco-Roman 68 kg
Montreal
Karlo Kasap
Men’s Greco-Roman 74 kg
Guelph
Andrew Borodow
Men’s Greco-Roman 130 kg
Montreal

1996 Atlanta Olympics

Paul Ragusa
Men’s Freestyle 48 kg
Hamilton
Greg Woodcroft
Men’s Freestyle 52 kg
Hamilton
Guivi (Gia) Sissaouri
Men’s Freestyle 57 kg
Montreal
Marty Calder
Men’s Freestyle 62 kg
St. Catharines
Craig Roberts
Men’s Freestyle 68 kg
Vancouver
David Hohl
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
Winnipeg
Scott Bianco
Men’s Freestyle 90 kg
Vancouver
Oleg Ladik
Men’s Freestyle 100 kg
Montreal
Andrew Borodow
Men’s Freestyle 130 kg
Montreal
Ainsley Robinson
Men’s Greco-Roman 62 kg
Hamilton
Colin Daynes
Men’s Greco-Roman 68 kg
St. Catharines
Doug Cox
Men’s Greco-Roman 90 kg
Guelph
Colbie Bell
Men’s Greco-Roman 100 kg
Edmonton
Yogi Johl
Men’s Greco-Roman 130 kg
Vancouver

2000 Sydney Olympics

Guivi (Gia) Sissaouri
Men’s Freestyle 58 kg
Montreal
Daniel Igali
Men’s Freestyle 69 kg
Vancouver
Justin Abdou
Men’s Freestyle 85 kg
Vancouver
Dean Schmeichel
Men’s Freestyle 97 kg
Regina

2004 Athens Olympics

Inclusion of women’s wrestling for the first time in the Olympic Games

 

Lyndsay Belisle
Women 48 kg
Vancouver
Tonya Verbeek
Women 55 kg
St. Catharines
Viola Yanik
Women 63 kg
Saskatoon
Christine Nordhagen
Women 72 kg
Calgary

 

Guivi (Gia) Sissaouri
Men’s Freestyle 60 kg
Montreal
Evan MacDonald
Men’s Freestyle 66 kg
St. Catharines
Daniel Igali
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
Vancouver

2008 Beijing Olympics

Carol Huynh
Women 48 kg
Calgary
Tonya Verbeek
Women 55 kg
St. Catharines
Martine Dugrenier
Women 63 kg
Montreal
Ohenewa Akuffo
Women 72 kg
Brampton

 

Saeed Azarbayjani
Men’s Freestyle 60 kg
St. Catharines
Haislan Garcia
Men’s Freestyle 66 kg
Coquitlam
Matt Gentry
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
Vancouver
Travis Cross
Men’s Freestyle 84 kg
Port Alberni
David Zilberman
Men’s Freestyle 96 kg
Montreal
Ari Taub
Men’s Greco-Roman 120 kg
Calgary

2012 London Olympics

Carol Huynh
Women 48 kg
Calgary
Tonya Verbeek
Women 55 kg
St. Catharines
Martine Dugrenier
Women 63 kg
Montreal
Leah Callahan
Women 72 kg
Calgary

 

David Tremblay
Men’s Freestyle 55 kg
Montreal
Haislan Garcia
Men’s Freestyle 66 kg
Coquitlam
Matt Gentry
Men’s Freestyle 74 kg
Vancouver
Khetag Pliev
Men’s Freestyle 96 kg
Toronto
Arjan Bhullar
Men’s Freestyle 120 kg
Richmond

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