IN PHOTOS: 2023 Canadian Wrestling Championships (U19, U17, U15), Vancouver, on Saturday

All photos by SUKHWANT DHILLON / AM 600 Sher-E-Punjab Radio

THE 2023 Canadian Wrestling Championships (U19, U17, U15) continued on March 25, from Canada Place in Vancouver with the U19 men and women and U15 men in action. Day one was dominated by British Columbia athletes and clubs, so the rest of the field was looking to challenge that dominance on the second day.


At the end of day two it was British Columbia who took home the Provincial Team Award on the women’s side. They finished with an impressive haul of four gold medals in the division. As for the men, it was also BC who captured the Provincial Team Award also with four gold medals.

Winning the U19 women’s Club Team Award was Coast Wrestling Academy. Coast featured a pair of gold medalists in Ella Finding at 57kg and Marley Jackson at 61kg.

On the men’s side, Rustom Wrestling Club topped the team standings. Rustom had two gold medalists in Jastej Mundi at 92kg and Aykam Takhar at 125kg.

Annika Fines, from Dinos Wrestling Club, was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler on the women’s side, after winning gold in the 53kg weight class. As for the men, the honour went to Youssef ELshayeb, from the ROC, who took gold in the 65kg weight class.

U15 Men

The U15 men’s division saw British Columbia complete the sweep and take the Provincial Team Award. In total, British Columbia had eight gold medalists, winning gold in all but four weight classes.

The Club Team Award went to Guru Gobind Singh Wrestling Club, who featured two gold medalists in Gurshaan Kahlon at 52kg and Manjot Dhaliwal at 68kg.

With his performance in the 52kg weight class, Kahlon was also named the age group’s Most Outstanding Wrestler.

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