Greco-Roman wrestling closes out the 2023 Canadian Wrestling Championships
VANCOUVER— The final day of the 2023 Canadian Wrestling Championships (U19, U17, U15) concluded from Canada Place in Vancouver on March 26 with Greco-Roman Wrestling for men and women in all three age groups.
The U19 Provincial awards went to British Columbia on both the men’s and women’s side. Awards for the Top Clubs were claimed by The ROC for the men and Saskatoon Junior Huskies for the women. Most Outstanding Wrestler awards were given to Joseph Breedlove, from Dinos Wrestling Club, who won the 80kg men’s weight class and Taebyn Tulp, from Saskatoon Junior Huskies, who took gold in the women’s 61kg.
In the U17 age group, it was British Columbia who again took the top honours for both the men and women with the Provincial Team Awards. The Club Awards went to Guru Gobind Singh Wrestling Club for the men and Saskatoon Junior Huskies for the women. Zechariah Topping, from Saskatoon Junior Huskies, earned Most Outstanding Wrestler winning the men’s 51kg, while Page Veloso, from Alberta Women’s Elite Wrestling Club, won the women’s 65kg to claim Most Outstanding Wrestler.
Finally, in the U15 age group, British Columbia continued their dominance taking both Provincial Team Awards. The Club Team awards were won by Guru Gobind Singh Wrestling Club, for the men and Canadian Mal for the women. The Most Outstanding Wrestlers for the age group were Jermy Lynch, from Westsider Wrestling Club, who won the men’s 34kg weight class and Gurleen Dhillon, from Canadian Mal, who won gold in the women’s 50kg.
For full results, by weight classes, visit the tournament site.
Photos from the Canadian Wrestling Championships can be found here.
That does it for the 2023 Canadian Wrestling Championships. Wrestling Canada Lutte would like to thank the host organizing committee, the B.C. Wrestling Association., the City of Vancouver, Province of British Columbia, all volunteers, staff, coaches and most importantly the athletes for a great week. If you missed any of the action, you can find all streams from the event on WCL’s YouTube channel.
The next national championship will be the U23 Canadian Wrestling Championship and World Team Trials (Senior, non-Olympic Weights), May 27-28 in Laval, Quebec. WCL looks forward to seeing the wrestling community again at this inaugural event.
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