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Canada names 8 wrestlers to compete at Rio Olympics

Canada names 8 wrestlers to compete at Rio Olympics

Posted by PanamericanWorld on June 23, 2016

Jasmine Mian and six of her teammates will make their Olympic debuts in Rio.

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

Veteran Haislan Garcia will compete at his third Games. He finished seventh at the London Olympics in 2012.

The following wrestlers will compete for Canada at the upcoming Olympics:

  • Jasmine Mian, Barrie, Ont. (48 kg)
  • Jillian Gallays, Saskatoon (53 kg)
  • Michelle Fazzari, Caledonia, Ont. (58 kg)
  • Danielle Lappage, Vancouver (63 kg)
  • Dori Yeats, Montreal (69 kg)
  • Erica Wiebe, Calgary (75 kg)
  • Haislan Garcia, Surrey, B.C. (65 kg)
  • Korey Jarvis, Elliot Lake, Ont. (125 kg)
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