The 2017 Junior Pan-Ams took place last weekend in Lima Peru. Three Quebec athletes competed in the Freestyle and Greco-Roman events and the resuts were quite strong. John Yeats from the Tristar Wrestling Academy wrestling at 74 kgs beat William Alberto Moreno Chuc of Guatemala by technical fall with with a score of 9-1 to win a Gold in the Greco-Roman event. Wrestling in the Mens Freestyle from the Montreal YMHA, Alex Moore and Aly Barghout performed equally as well. Alex Moore wrestling at 84 kgs won a Gold Medal defeating Gino Tanislado Avila Dilbert from Honduras by a technical falll with a score of 10-0 while Aly Barghout wrestling at 120 kgs won a Silver Medal. Congratulations to our Quebec athletes on their excellent performance in Lima this past weekend!
John Yeats 74 kgs Pan Am Champion (Photo property of Wrestling Canada Lutte)
Father and son, Rob and Alex Moore (Photo property of Wrestling Canada Lutte)
Aly Barghout (Photo property of Wrestling Canada Lutte)
Warming up (Photo property of Wrestling Canada Lutte)
The Montreal YMHA
For the complete results from the Junior Pan Ams, click here.