Med school candidate 4-for-4 on the mats, 4.3-for-4.3 in the classroom
Updated On: March 11, 2015
Kanata native Ilya Abelev entered the record books at the Feb. 27-28 Canadian Interuniversity Sport Wrestling Championships, becoming the first athlete to ever win four national titles in four different weight classes.
Grapplin’ for gold
Updated On: February 11, 2015
Cemal Gunenl (blue) from the host National Capital Wrestling Club was one of the 300+ participants in the club’s annual festival on Jan. 17 at St. Patrick Catholic High School.
Wiebe wins 1, loses 1 in disappointing wrestling worlds
Updated On: October 9, 2014
Commonwealth Games champion Erica Wiebe finished 10th at the Sept. 8-14 FILA Wrestling World Championships in Uzbekistan.
Turning the wrestling world on its head
Created On: August 12, 2014
Commonwealth Games gold the latest in Erica Wiebe’s breakout 2014 run to world #1
Wrestler romps to Glasgow gold
Updated On: July 29, 2014
Erica Wiebe earned Ottawa’s second gold medal in as many days at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, putting on a dominant performance in the women’s 75 kg wrestling event on Tuesday, July 29 at the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre.
Pan Am jr. bronze for national capital wrestler
Updated On: July 13, 2014
Augusta Eve of the National Capital Wrestling Club won one of three matches at the June 27-29 Pan American Junior Wrestling Championships in Toronto to finish third out of four athletes in the women’s 44 kg competition.
Wrestler readies for next international stage
Updated On: June 24, 2014
Quiet, shy, humble, soft spoken – not words usually associated with your typical image of a premiere wrestler. Yet, that is exactly what Augusta Eve is and what has made her unlikely rise in the Canadian junior wrestling world a compelling journey.
University swimming rookie rewrites record books
Created On: March 17, 2014
It sure didn't take Ottawa native Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson long to settle in to her new surroundings.
Ottawa wrestlers golden at Ontario Winter Games
Updated On: March 7, 2014
Liam Macfadyen and Sandrine Thomassin of Tsunami Academy were two of Ottawa's gold medalists at the 2014 Ontario Winter Games in Muskoka.
National Capital Wrestling Club lands $20,000 Trillium grant
Updated On: January 9, 2014
Prior to the start of their Jan. 11 festival, MPP John Fraser will officially hand over a $20,000 grant to the National Capital Wrestling Club from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to help the club purchase mats, offer coaching and referee certification courses and establish two new satellite programs in the Ottawa region to provide more opportunities for its growing membership.