Canadian Olympic Wrestling Hopefuls On Road To Olympic Qualifications
Wrestling Canada – (Ottawa, ON) – With the 2016 wrestling season underway, Canadian Olympic Wrestling hopefuls head to international meets as they prepare for upcoming events with Olympic qualifications on the line.
January 30-31, the 2016 Olympics will be hosting the Aquece Rio International Women’s Wrestling Tournament test event in Rio, Brazil. Women’s National Coach Leigh Vierling and coach Paul Ragusa (Dinos Wrestling Club) will be supporting Canada’s top women’s wrestlers and recent winners of the Canadian Wrestling Team Trials which took place in Strathcona County, Alberta in December 2015. Competing in Rio within the Olympic weight classes are two athletes whose weight classes are already qualified to compete this summer in Rio; 2014 Commonwealth Games Bronze medalist Jasmine Mian (48 KG) and 2014 Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist Danielle Lappage (63 KG). The team for the test event will also include Michelle Fazzari (58 KG), 2015 Pan Am Games Champion Dorothy Yeats (69 KG) and 2014 Commonwealth Games Champion Erica Wiebe (75 KG).
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