South Asian wrestlers shine out at BC Secondary School Provincial Wrestling Championship

(L-R) Anmol Liddar (bronze), Summit Mann (gold), Gagandeep Grewal (gold), Head Coach Sucha Mann, Parmjot Sidhu (gold), Jasdeep Dhillon (silver), Umrao Dadda (5th place) and coach Gurjot Kooner (2015 heavyweight national champion).
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MIRI Piri Wrestling Club members had a resounding success at this year’s BC Secondary School Provincial Wrestling Championship at Langley Events Centre, winning three gold medals, a silver medal and a bronze medal. In the 84 kg category, Summit Mann (Miri Piri), Grade 12 student from Queen Elizabeth, won gold. Earlier, Mann defeated Hardit Garcha, who won bronze, of Lord Tweedsmuir in the semi-finals in a nail-biting finish as Garcha, the 2018 Canadian national champion, was leading 8-0 in the first round. Mann made a spectacular comeback in the second round and defeated Garcha 10-8.

Other Miri Piri medal winners: In the 57 kg category, Parmjot Sidhu won the gold medal by defeating Parbjot Mander. In the 60 kg category, Gagandeep Grewal won gold by defeating his teammate Jasdeep Dhillon who got the silver medal. And Anmol Lidder bagged a bronze medal in the 70 kg category, Miri Piri Head Coach Sucha Mann, an award winning coach, told The VOICE.




Khalsa Wrestling Club’s 11 wrestlers won four gold medals, two silver medals and two bronze medals. Karanpreet Singh Gill won outstanding wrestler of the year award. Chiragpreet Singh Mattu won outstanding match award.
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Photo courtesy Gurpreet (Lucky) Singh Sahota