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Canada Set to Compete at 2015 Pan Am Championships as Final Qualifier for TO2015

April 21, 2015

Ottawa – Wrestling Canada Lutte has announced the team-members competing April 24 – 26, 2015 at the 2015 Senior Pan Am Championships. The Santiago, Chile event represents the final qualifier for the 2015 Pan Am Games.

“Sights are set on the 2015 Pan Am Games as we head into this important Pan Am Championships and qualifyer in Santiago,” says Wrestling Canada Lutte Executive Director Tamara Medwidsky.

For Santiago, the impressive Canadian Team will head to Chile for challenging competition and a chance to check out the competitors vying for medals this summer in Toronto. Among the team will be 2014 Commonwealth Games Champion Korey Jarvis who recently won a Canadian Championship in both the Freestyle and Greco-Roman styles at the 2015 ASICS Senior Canadian Wrestling Championships in March. On the women’s side, 2014 Commonwealth Games and FISU World University Champion Dorothy Yeats will be competing in the 69 KG category along with other 2015 Canadian Champions Genevieve Morrison (48 KG), Justina Di Stasio (75 KG).

Among the other team-members, in addition to the Freestyle and Women’s wrestling contingent, the complete list of Canadian Greco-Roman Champions looking for a Pan Am Games spot will also be competing in Santiago.

A complete list of entries and coaches as well as event schedules follows:

Greco-Roman Team (GR)
59 kg   WILLIAMS, Dylan
66 kg   IWASA-MADGE, Kevin
71 kg   PROCTOR, Josh
75 kg   BALAUR, Ghenadie
98 kg   LATOUR, Jeremy
130 kg THOMS, Charles

Women’s Team (FW)
48 kg   MORRISON, Genevieve
53 kg   STEWART, Samantha
55 kg   LAVERDURE, Brittanee
58 kg   BARKER, Jazmyne
60 kg   MOORES, Indira
63 kg   GRAHAM, Breanne
69 kg   YEATS, Dorothy
75 kg   DISTASIO, Justina

Men’s Freestyle Team (FS)
57 kg   TAKAHASHI, Steven
61 kg   DE MARINIS, Vince
65 kg   MANNING, Cruiz
70 kg   SHAMIYA, Ahmed
74 kg   BALFOUR, Jevon
86 kg   MILLER, Matthew
97 kg   GILL, Arjun
125 kg JARVIS, Korey

Team Leader: HOGARTH, Bill
Coach: VIERLING, Leigh
Coach: YEATS, Douglas
Coach: RAGUSA, Paul
Referee: BIRD, Gary
Referee: THOKLE, Lenis
Medical: HANNA, Maxim


Friday, April 24, 2015
10:00 – 15:00 – Qualification rounds and repechage (GR)
18:00 – 20:00 – Finals (GR)

Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:00 – 15:00 – Qualification rounds and repechage (FW)
18:00 – 20:00 – Finals (FW)

Sunday, April 26, 2015
10:00 – 15:00 – Qualification rounds and repechage (FS)
18:00 – 20:00 – Finals (FS)

Updated results will be available from United World Wrestling at the following link: https://unitedworldwrestling.org/event/pan-american-championship-senior-3