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Amar Dhesi

Amar Dhesi from Surrey, British Columbia, represents the Burnaby Mountain Wrestling Club and will be competing at the 2018 World Championships in the 125 kg weight class. Dhesi will be making his return to the world stage as a member of Team Canada since winning gold at the 2014 World Junior Championships in the 120 kg weight class. As member of the Oregon State Beavers Division I Wrestling Team, Dhesi has enjoyed plenty of success at the NCAA level, including winning bronze at the NCAA National Championships in the heavyweight division. Dhesi is a two-time All-American (2018, 2016), a two-time Pac-12 Most Outstanding Wrestler (2018,2016) and was awarded the 2018 Oregon State Male Athlete of the Year.


Other notable results for Dhesi include:

–        Fifth at the 2016 NCAA National Championships

–        2018 Pac-12 Champion

–        2016 Pac-12 Champion

–        Gold at the 2014 Junior Pan American Championship

Date Competition Age Group Weight Class Rank
2018-09-07 Waclaw Ziolkowski Memorial Seniors 125 7
2016-10-25 World University Championship Seniors 125 6
2016-07-09 Grand Prix of Spain Seniors 125 2
2016-06-25 Canada Cup Seniors 125 1
2014-08-05 World Championship Juniors 120 1
2014-07-05 Canada Cup Seniors 125 2
2014-06-27 Pan American Championship Juniors 120 1
2010-07-16 Pan American Championship Cadets 85 3

Hometown: Surrey, B.C.
Club: Burnaby Mountain Wrestling Club

Born: September 2, 1995 (age 25)