August was a slow month concerning the province of Quebec for wrestling as athletes prepare for the Senior Mens and Womens World Championships.
September marks the beginning of most school programs for wrestling beginning with Quebec's sole CIS team Concordia in preparation for the upcoming season. The only tournament that happens at this time is the Senior Mens and Womens World Championships which were held in Las Vegas Nevada. Quebec's sole representative was Dory Yeats of TWA.
￼For the full results of the tournament, click here.
The annual Concordia Invitational will take place on Sunday November 1st 2015 at the Loyola Campus Gym.
On Saturday October 10th, members from various wrestling clubs in Quebec which included CLIC, Montreal YMHA and les Patriotes de St-Cesaire competed at the annual Copa Sparta held in San Juan Puerto Rico. The tournament features various age groups ranging from Schoolboy, Cadet, Juvenile, Junior and Senior. Results were strong as all our Quebec athletes returned with a Top Four finishing. The results were as follows:
Nicolae Gandrabura (Patriotes de St-Cesaire) Silver Medal 42 kgs
Aly Barghout (Montreal YMHA) Gold Medal 125 kgs
Aron Orszack (Montreal YMHA) Silver Medal 76 kgs
Samuel Rainville (Patriotes de St-Cesaire) Silver Medal 69 kgs
Julien Choquette (Patriotes de St-Cesaire) Bronze Medal 76 kgs
Thomas Rizk (CLIC) Bronze Medal 76 kgs
Kaya Dube-Snow (Montreal YMHA) Silver Medal 56 kgs
Frederick Choquette (Patriotes de St-Cesaire) Gold Medal 125 kgs
Sam Barmish (Montreal YMHA) Gold Medal 84 kgs
Alex Moore (Montreal YMHA) Gold Medal 74 kgs
Dylan Mclean (Montreal YMHA) Silver Medal 55 kgs
Fancis Carter (Montreal YMHA) Silver Medal 74 kgs
Aly Barghout (Montreal YMHA) Silver Medal 125 kgs
Guseyn Ruslanzada (Montreal YMHA) Bronze Medal 74 kgs
Linda Morais (Montreal YMHA) Gold Medal 63 kgs
Jade Dufour (Montreal YMHA) Bronze Medal 53 kgs
Johannie Audet (CLIC) 4th Place 53 kgs
Vince De-Marinis (Montreal YMHA) Gold Medal 65 kgs
Yak Al-Rekabi (Montreal YMHA) Silver Medal 125 kgs
Trevor Banks (Montreal YMHA) Silver Medal 57 kgs
Congratulations on your fine performances!
Canada Games hopefuls Manitoba 2017
Coach's Chokri and Choquette
Team Quebec at the Olympic Training Centre in Puerto Rico
Johanie Audet and Chokri Khelefi
Patrick Okpalgu reffing
Team Quebec at rest
Yeats receives Fondation d' Athlete d' Excellence de Quebec from Saputo
On October 20th 2015, Dory Yeats from TWA received the Academic Bursary from the Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec courtesy Saputo Inc. Twenty bursaries were awarded for academic excellence and twenty one bursaries were awarded for academic and athletic excellence. Congratulations Dory on your fine accomplishment !
For the full details click here.
Photo Credit: Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec