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World Championship team spots on the line at Women’s Team Trials

June 05, 2018

TORONTO – The Women’s Team Trials are coming to Toronto this Saturday.

The Trials will feature Olympic and two-time Commonwealth Games Champion Erica Wiebe, Commonwealth Games Champion Diana Weicker, 2017 World Championships bronze medallist Justina Di Stasio, Commonwealth Games medallists Jessica MacDonald, Emily Schaefer, and Danielle Lappage, and other top female wrestlers.

The Women’s Team Trials are being used to select spots for the 2018 Senior World Championships team. Six Olympic weight-classes are being selected.

The event is taking place at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, and wrestling will begin at 10 a.m. ET.

The 2018 Senior World Championships are being held in Budapest, Hungary, from October 20 to 28.

Wrestling Canada Lutte will be streaming the event live on the Women’s Team Trials event page.


Complete entries:

50 kg

Natasha Fox – Saskatoon Wrestling Club

Jessica MacDonald – Brock Wrestling Club

53 kg

Abby Lloyd – Burnaby Mountain Wrestling Club

Kristina McLaren – Brock Wrestling Club

Diana Weicker – Brock Wrestling Club

57 kg

Emily Schaefer – Brock Wrestling Club

Samantha Stewart – Black Bears Wrestling Club

Hannah Taylor – Brock Wrestling Club

Alexandria Town – York Wrestling Club

62 kg

Jessica Brouillette – Brock Wrestling Club

Breanne Graham – Dinos Wrestling Club

Linda Morais – Montreal YMHA

68 kg

Olivia Di Bacco – Brock Wrestling Club

Danielle Lappage – Dinos Wrestling Club

Temitope Ogunjimi – Dinos Wrestling Club

76 kg

Justina Di Stasio – Burnaby Mountain Wrestling Club

Gracelynn Doogan – Guelph Wrestling Club

Leah Ferguson – Keystone Wrestling Club

Erica Wiebe – Dinos Wrestling Club


The Trials are being held due to a conflict between the Junior / Senior Canadian Championships and the Women’s World Cup in March.

Non-Olympic weight-class spots will be selected at the Non-Olympic Weight Senior World Team Trials on July 6.