Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Rio Olympic 2016/Wrestling’ Category

Canada’s Haislan Garcia drops wrestling qualification match to Russian

Sunday, August 21st, 2016
haislan garcia

Canadian freestyle wrestler Haislan Garcia fell to Soslan Ramonov of Russia in a 65-kilogram men's match Sunday morning at the Rio Olympic Games.

Canada’s Korey Jarvis falls to Iranian in wrestling qualification bout

Saturday, August 20th, 2016
Korey Jarvis

Canadian wrestler Korey Jarvis was unable to get past Iran's Komeil Nemat Ghasemi in a men's wrestling qualification match at the 2016 Summer Games in Brazil, but his Olympic medal dreams aren't over just yet.

Wrestler Erica Wiebe wins Canada’s 4th gold medal at Rio Olympics

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Canadian wrestler Erica Wiebe won gold after defeating Kazakhstan's Guzel Manyurova in the 75-kilogram final at the Rio Olympics.

Canadian wrestler Erica Wiebe will grapple for gold

Thursday, August 18th, 2016
Erice Wiebe

Canadian wrestler Erica Wiebe has earned a chance to grapple for gold in the ?women's freestyle 75-kilogram competition after defeating Vasilisa Marazaliuk of Belarus 3-0 Thursday in the semifinal.

Canadian Dori Yeats to wrestle for bronze

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
dorothy yeats

Montreal-based wrestler Dori Yeats won her repechage bout and will now have a chance to go for bronze at the Rio Olympics.

Canada names 8 wrestlers to compete at Rio Olympics

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Team Canada officially named its Olympic wrestling roster Wednesday, selecting six female and two male freestyle wrestlers.