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Canadian Wrestling Championships conclude with Greco-Roman wrestling

June 12, 2022

TSUUT’INA NATION, AB – The 2022 Canadian Wrestling Championships wrapped up on June 12, from the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Jim Starlight Centre, in Tsuut’ina Nation, AB, with all age groups competing in Greco-Roman wrestling. That included women’s entries in all three age groups for the style.

U19 Greco-Roman

The Greco-Roman Provincial Team Award for the U19 women went to Saskatchewan, who ended the event with 34 points. The men’s title was won by British Columbia with 66 points.

Winning the U19 women’s Club Team Award was the Saskatoon Jr. Huskies. On the men’s side, The ROC WC, from Calgary, were the top team with 26 points.

Most Outstanding Wrestler awards for the U19s went to Myah Clatney, from Saskatoon Jr. Huskies who won gold in the women’s 65kg weight class. Shahbaaz Singh, from The ROC, was the men’s Most Outstanding Wrestler, he earned gold in the men’s 65kg weight class.

U17 Greco-Roman

In the U17 division, the Provincial Team Award for the women went to Alberta with a grand total of 17 points. In the men’s division, the award was won by B.C., who finished with 80 points.

The ROC took home the Club Team Award on the women’s side. They finished with 12 points, which was enough to beat second place Ukee Storm from Ucluelet, B.C. who had 10. The men’s title was claimed by Guru Gobind Singh WC from Abbotsford, B.C. with 25 points. Second went to Saskatoon Jr. Huskies with 15.

Olivia Hamilton from Sackville WC was named the U17 women’s Most Outstanding Wrestler. She was victorious in the 61kg weight class. On the men’s side, Micha Calapiz, from Bhullar WC in Richmond, B.C., was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler after winning the 51kg weight class.

U15 Greco-Roman

The U15 division saw B.C. take the Provincial Team Award on the women’s side. B.C. had a strong showing and topped the standings with 37 points. The men’s award also went to B.C. with 51 points.

The women’s Club Team Award was won by Coast Wrestling Academy, from Burnaby, B.C. who tallied 12 points. On the men’s side, the Club Team Award went to Guru Gobind Singh WC who finished with 13.

Canadian Mal’s Taranpreet Dhillon was named the age group’s women’s Most Outstanding Wrestler. Dhillon captured gold in the 50kg weight class. For the men, it was Udaypartap Singh Billen, from Rustom WC in Surrey, B.C. that took home the honours.

For complete results visit the tournament site.

Photos from all three days of the Canadian Wrestling Championships can be found here.

If you missed any of the week’s action, all streams are available on Wrestling Canada Lutte’s YouTube Channel at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnwqO0Cma5g&list=PLmeB13098p1K-j3ob8cLsscbbPer5eQbB

Wrestling Canada Lutte would like to thank the host organizing committee – the Canada Cup of Wrestling Society, the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex & Jim Starlight Centre, tournament officials, volunteers and all the event’s sponsors for their support in helping to run the event. Thanks also to the wrestlers, coaches and support staff for showcasing the strength of Canadian Wrestling. Join us for our next event, the Canada Cup, June 2, in Summerside, P.E.I.