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U19 women, U17 women and U17 men kickoff the action at the 2024 Canadian Wrestling Championships

April 06, 2024

MISSISSAUGA — The 2024 Canadian Wrestling Championships (U19, U17, U15) opened on April 5, from the Paramount Fine Foods Centre Sportsplex in Mississauga, Ontario, with the U19 women, U17 women and U17 men in action.

U19 Women

At end the of day, it was Ontario who took home the Provincial Team Award on the U19 women’s side with 53 points. B.C. was second with 49. Ontario finished with three gold medals in the division, from Lucy Butler, London-Western WC, at 40kg; Sarah Jones, Lakehead WC, at 43kg; and Megann Nkenglack, K-Bay WC, at 80kg.

Winning the U19 women’s Club Team Award was Coast Wrestling Academy, with 34 points, edging out Edmonton WC, who finished second with 23. Coast featured three gold medalists: Agnia Krakovska, at 49kg; Ashton Senko, at 61kg; and Tehya Chew, at 69kg.

Victoria Fortin, from Edmonton WC, was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler, after winning gold in the 65kg weight class.

U17 Women

The U17 women’s division saw B.C. take the Provincial Team Award with 67 points, they finished ahead of Ontario who was second with 42. In total, B.C. had five gold medalists: Taranpreet Dhillon, Canadian Mal WC, at 49kg; Kai Pare, Coast Wrestling Academy, at 57kg; Cassidy Pace, Takedown Wrestling Academy, at 65kg; Sara McPhail, Nechako Valley WC, at 69kg; and Jolina Healey, Rhino WC, at 73kg.

The Club Team Award went to Coast Wrestling Academy, who tallied 22 points. That was two better than second place Canadian Mal WC.

The Most Outstanding Wrestler was awarded to Brooklyn Dieter, Advanced WC, who won the 61kg weight class.

U17 Men

B.C. completed the sweep in the U17 division, by winning the men’s Provincial Team Award. B.C. finished with 104 points to earn a dominant win. They featured nine gold medalists: Jeremy Lynch, Westsider WC, at 42kg; Gaurav Bahi, Canadian Mal WC, at 45kg; Clarence Jayden Brion, Coast Wrestling Academy, at 51kg; Gurshar Johal, Miri Piri WC, at 55kg; Liam Gorton, Coast Wrestling Academy, at 65kg; Oleksandr Chupryna, Coast Wrestling Academy, at 71kg; Harjot Shergill, Canadian Mal WC, at 80kg; Udaypartap Singh Billen, Rustom WC, at 110kg; and Mehtab Rai, Guru Gobind Singh WC, 125kg.

Coast Wrestling Academy continued their club dominance on the day, winning the Club Team Award with 36 points, topping Canadian Mal WC who finished second with 30.

The Most Outstanding Wrestler went to Gurshar Johal.

For full results, by weight classes, visit the tournament site.

Photos from the event can be found on our Facebook page.

Action continues tomorrow with the U19 men, U15 men and U15 women all taking to the mats. Wrestling begins at 9:00 a.m. If you are in the area, spectators are welcome to attend. Tickets are available at the door. The event will also be streamed on FloWrestling.