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Haislan Garcia

Haislan Garcia, a three-time Canadian Olympian is originally from Guanbacoa, Cuba but now calls Coquitlam, British Columbia home since becoming a Canadian citizen in 2007. Garcia competes with Team Impact Wrestling Club and is one of Canada’s most veteran wrestlers. He will be competing in his eighth World Championships in Budapest, Hungary this year in the 70 kg weight class after winning the 2018 World Team Non-Olympic-Weight Trials. Garcia has plenty of international experience, as he has competed at three Olympic Games (2008, 2012, 2016), seven World Championships (2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017), four Pan American Championships (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011), and one Pan American Games in 2015. 

Some of Garcia’s most notable results include: 

        11th at the 2016 Olympic games in the 65 kg weight class

        7th at the 2012 Olympic Games in the 66 kg weight class

        Bronze at the 2015 Pan American Games in the 65 kg weight class

        Bronze at the 2011 & 2010 Pan American Championships in the 66 kg weight class

        Silver at the 2009 & 2008 Pan American Championships in the 66 kg weight class

        5th at the 2010 World Championships in the 66 kg weight class

 

Date Competition Age Group Weight Class Rank
2017-08-25 World Championship Seniors 65 15
2016-08-19 Olympic Games Seniors 65 11
2016-05-06 Olympic Qualification Tournament Seniors 65 2
2016-04-24 Olympic Qualification Tournament Seniors 65 9
2016-03-04 Olympic Qualification Tournament Seniors 65 3
2015-09-10 World Championship Seniors 65 12
2015-07-15 Pan American Games Seniors 65 3
2015-01-31 Grand Prix of Paris Seniors 70 15
2014-11-07 Bill Farrell Memorial International Seniors 70 1
2014-09-08 World Championship Seniors 65 21
2014-07-24 Golden Grand Prix Seniors 65 3
2014-07-05 Canada Cup Seniors 70 1
2014-06-27 Grand Prix of Germany Seniors 65 9
2013-09-16 World Championship Seniors 66 8
2013-06-28 Grand Prix of Germany Seniors 66 1
2013-05-19 United 4 Wrestling Seniors LL 66.0 2
2013-02-09 Yasar Dogu Seniors 66 5
2013-01-31 Dave Schultz Memorial International Seniors 66 3
2012-08-10 Olympic Games Seniors 66 7
2012-06-30 Canada Cup Seniors 66 1
2012-06-15 Waclaw Ziolkowski Memorial Seniors 66 2
2012-03-23 Olympic Qualification Tournament Seniors 66 1
2011-09-16 World Championship Seniors 66 35
2011-07-08 Golden Grand Prix Seniors 66 8
2011-05-06 Pan American Championship Seniors 66 3
2011-02-03 Dave Schultz Memorial International Seniors 66 1
2010-11-19 New York Athletic Club International Seniors 66 2
2010-09-10 World Championship Seniors 66 5
2010-07-16 Golden Grand Prix Seniors 66 8
2010-06-05 Golden Grand Prix Seniors 66 2
2010-04-28 Pan American Championship Seniors 66 3
2010-02-03 Dave Schultz Memorial International Seniors 66 1
2009-09-21 World Championship Seniors 66 21
2009-04-22 Pan American Championship Seniors 66 2
2009-02-14 Dan Kolov – Nikola Petrov Tournament Seniors 66 1
2008-08-12 Olympic Games Seniors 66 16
2008-02-29 Pan American Championship Seniors 66 2
MORE ABOUT HAISLAN

Hometown: Coquitlam, B.C.
Club: Team Impact Wrestling Club

Born: March 4, 1983 (age 37)