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2007 - Commonwealth Wrestling Championships - Information & RESULTS


                                        MEN'S GRECO - ROMAN WRESTLING

                                             Commonwealth Team Information

                                London, Ontario, CANADA - June 15, 16, 17 - 2007




1.1 The 2007 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships will be held in London, Ontario, Canada, hosted by London-Western Wrestling Club under the auspices & sanction of the Ontario Amateur Wrestling Association, Canadian Amateur Wrestling Association , Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association and the approval and sanction of FILA and Commonwealth Games Federation.

1.2 The event will be held in London, Ontario in a sports hall for spectators that has all the necessary facilities for wrestlers, coaches, officials and referees.

1.3 The competition will take place on June 15 , 16, 17, - 2007.

1.4 Wrestling symposium/ camp for: wrestlers, coaches, administrators, is scheduled to be conducted in London on June 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 .

1.5 To host & conduct the wrestling symposium/camp, the Commonwealth wrestling nations must inform the Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association (via E-mail) before May 15, 2007 the number of wrestlers, coaches, referees, administrators which will be taking part in this wrestling program. The fee for the wrestling symposium/camp is (seventy) $ 70.00 CANADIAN dollars per person to cover the minimal basic costs.

1.6 Wrestling training camp is scheduled for June 18 - 22, in London for all Commonwealth wrestling teams which intend to compete at the " The Canada Cup of International Wrerstling " in Guelph, Ontario - June 23, 2007 ( town of Guelph is 45 minutes by car from London ).


2.1 The Commonwealth Wrestling Championships will be run in accordance with FILA ( NEW ) wrestling rules with some modified Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association rules of pool system, team scoring and team compliment.

2.2 Each Commonwealth wrestling nation can enter a maximum of two ( 2) athletes in Men's
FREE-STYLE per weight class. If a Commonwealth nation is not fielding a National team
then a state/provincial or club wrestlers or individuals shall be accepted as long as there is maximum of 2 - wrestlers per weight class maintained in men's Freestyle.

In order to encourage and promote the Women's Freestyle and the Men's Greco-Roman style of wrestling within the Commonwealth , the 2007 Championship will be Open tournaments for women in Freestyle and men in Greco-Roman.

The Women's FREE-STYLE and Men's GRECO-ROMAN is an Open Competition with no restrictions as to number of wrestlers that a Commonwealth nation can enter per weight class for the 2007 - Commonwealth Wrestling Championships. In addition to Commonwealth nations team entry, we will also accept teams that may come from a state or a province or a club (example -Australian, Indian states and Canadian provinces). Individual wrestlers will also be allowed to compete as long as they are from a member Commonwealth nation. There is no limit in number of entries for any Commonwealth nation (per weight class) in women's Freestyle or men's Greco-Roman wrestling tournament. Team awards will be given to top National team, state/provincial team and a club team.

The competition will be held in the following weight categories:
MEN: - 55 kg, 60, 66, 74, 84, 96, and 96-120 kg.
WOMEN: - 48 kg, 51, 55, 59, 63, 67 and 67-72 kg.

The 2007 - Commonwealth Championships are for SENIORS 20 years and older. Wrestlers in the junior age (18yrs.) category are allowed to participate in the competition for seniors. However, wrestlers aged 18 in the year concerned must provide a medical certificate and parental authorisation.

2.3 No tolerance of weight will be allowed.

2.4 The competition format will be a modified Pool system, A & B pools with all athletes wrestling each other within each pool in Preliminary phase. Top 3 wrestlers from each pool will go on to wrestle in quoter- final, semi -final and finals for the classification 1 - 6 th place.


3.1 Participation in the 2007 - Commonwealth Wrestling Championships is open to all Commonwealth nations recognized by COMMONWEALTH GAMES FEDERATION and provided that their wrestling governing bodies are members in good standing with the Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association and FILA.

3.2 The membership cost to individual Commonwealth wrestling nation is (one hundred) $ 100.00 CANADIAN dollars for a two year period (2007 & 2009).

The membership fee is to be paid to the - Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association - (by International money order) and sent to - 30 Pinegrove Crs., London, Ontario, CANADA, N6J 3Y9.

The fee is to be paid by March 31, 2007. If the fee is not paid by due date, then the cost for membership after March 31, 2007 shall be (one hundred-fifty) $ 150.00CANADIAN dollars.

3.3 Entry fee for the 2007 - Commonwealth Wrestling Championships is (seventy) $ 70.00 CANADIAN dollars/per wrestler/per style. This fee is to be paid to the Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association (cash or certified cheque) at the time of arrival and registration.


4.1 Referees belonging to the International category ( FILA) shall officiate at the 2007 - Commonwealth Wrestling Championships.


5.1 The host Organizing Committee will provide accommodation and meals in London at a rate of (seventy-five) $ 75.00 Canadian dollars per day/per person. FILA rules governing finances will be applied to teams that come early or stay beyond the normal dates of competition at the discretion of the Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association & Organizing Committee.

5.2 The host Organizing Committee will provide free transportation to all delegations from London- International Airport to the accommodation site. The competition site transportation will be provided. Transportation will also be provided from London to Guelph and from Guelph to Toronto Airport.

5.3 Participating Commonwealth teams must cover the cost of their airfare from their countries of origin to London, Ontario and return.

5.4 Teams traveling to London, Canada for the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships should arrange their tickets to allow for their return departure from TORONTO if they are taking part in " The Canada Cup of International Wrestling " competition (June 23 ) an International Open Wrestling Tournament .




6.1 Accommodation will be provided for all wrestlers, coaches, referees and officials in London . Normally, there will be two persons per room. (Check-out time is 10:00 am on the day of departure.) .

6.2 Meals will be provided at the College/Restaurant or Hotel on a schedule to be developed by the Organizing Committee. The teams will be informed of the schedule upon their arrival in London.


7.1 Participating countries, which require Visas to visit Canada, will obtain them by forwarding the names of the delegation members to the Canadian Embassy in their own country . We also request that you send a copy ot the team to the Organizing Committee (via E-mail) , they will also send to the appropriate Canadian Embassy a formal letter. In order to assist the Visa process, please be sure to provide the Nominative Entry Form as early as possible, before May 15, 2007.




8.1 Commonwealth teams interested in training and hosting opportunities prior to Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in London, should contact us at the earliest convenience, as some support maybe available, on a first come, first served basis.

8.2 Participating countries shall have a training facility at their disposal, a time schedule to be fixed upon their arrivals.

8.3 Three regulation size mats will be provided at the competition site.


9.1 We would ask that you inform us via E-mail of your teams commitment and participation by March 31st, 2007 (if you have not done so before). We require your answer by this date to carry out the necessary planning for accommodation and other services.

9.2 PRELIMINARY entries must be received via E-mail by the Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association and the Organizing Committee ,before April 15, 2007. It should contain total number of the team compliment detailing the number of wrestlers ( male & female) , coaches, referees, team leaders/managers and any other officials or support personnel.

9.3 NOMINATIVE entries ( binding agreement) must be received via E-mail before May 15, 2007. Nominative entries should list the names of wrestlers & weight class ( male & female ) which they will be competing in, names of coaches, referees, team leader/manager, other officials and support personnel. It should also list the name of the Airline, flight number, the date & time of arrival of the team to London, Canada as well as the date & time of departure from Canada.

9.4 FINAL entries for the wrestlers will be expected 6 hours before the start of the weigh-in to be given to the Organizing Committee.



10.1 Each Wrestler must undergo a medical examination that will take place on the day before competition . Wrestlers must produce a medical certificate of health before their medical examination which must be dated 3 days or less from his or her departure for Canada.


11.1 The Organizing Committee will provide awards for the top three placings in each weight class and the top three Commonwealth teams. Top six in each weight class will receive Diploma Certificate.

11.2 Awards will be presented to the Outstanding Commonwealth Wrestler in both the Men's and Women's Free-style and Men's Greco-Roman competition.


12.1 All financial obligations must be settled with the Organizing Committee for food and accommodations upon arrival in London, Canada. Remember the payment is to be made in Canadian dollars ( $ 75.00 per person/per day).


13.1 All correspondence regarding the 2007 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships must be sent via E-mail directly to Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association and the Organizing Committee at the following:

E-mail -

Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association
30 Pinegrove Cres., London, Ontario, CANADA, N6J 3Y9

Tel.- (519) 668-9901

Web site -




Please note - NEW schedule as of - May 9, 2007

JUNE 13 - 15, 2007 - Arrival of Teams


Registration      -10:00 -12:00
Medical               -17:00-17:30 - Perth Hall

Weigh ins           -17:30-18:00 - Perth Hall

Officials MTG.   -18:00-19:00 - Perth Hall

Coaches MTG. -19:00-20:00 - Perth Hall

Reception         - 20:00-22:00 - London Hall - room -100


Session #1    - 9:00 -12:00 - Thames Hall - Freestyle
Session #2   - 13:00 -17:00 - Thames Hall - Freestyle

Weigh in        - 17:00 - 18:00 - for - GRECO-ROMAN - Thames Hall
Session #3    - 19:00 - 21:00 - Thames Hall - Freestyle
                         - Session- (BRONZE - Freestyle)

Hospitality     - 21:00 - London Hall


Session #4    - 9:00 -12:00 Greco-Roman - Preliminaries  - Thames Hall
Session # 5   - 13:00 -16:00 Thames Hall - Greco Roman

FINALS          - 19:00 - 21:00 - Alumni Hall
                         - Freestyle and Greco-Roman


JUNE 18 - MONDAY - Formal Banquet - 18:00 - Perth Hall


JUNE -18, 19, 20, 21 -  ( Wrestling Camp )


Training Camp & Symposium in London 

Daily - 9:00 -11:00, - 14:00-16:00, - 19:00-21:00


Travel to Canada Cup in Guelph -
Departure: JUNE 22 - 10:00






Hosted by: London-Western Wrestling Club
Venue:- University of Western Ontario Thames Hall  &  Alumni Hall






55 Kg.
1. Kripa Patel India “A”
2. Azhar Hussain Pakistan
3. Terrance Bosson South Africa
4. Gildo Domingos Canada (Ontario)
5. Aaron Fabiano Canada
6. Shane Parker Australia


60 Kg.
1. Yogeshwar Dutt India “A”
2. Singh Hardeep India “B”
3. Vasikv Krasimer England
4. Viorel Etteo Scotland
5. Aro Panzo Canada (Ontario)
6. Stephan Jaeggi Australia


66 Kg.
1. Shushil Kumar India "A"
2. Amit Kumar India "B"
3. Jesse Arnett Canada
4. C. J. Hudson Canada (Ontario)
5. James Lord Australia
6. Aaron Miller New Zealand


74 Kg.
1. Dykan Myroslav England
2. Narsingh Yadov Indian “A”
3. Mohammed Ali Pakistan
4. Pramjeet Indian “B”
5. Sheldon Francis Canada (Ontario)
6. Brad Trimble Canada


84 Kg.
1. Alex Brown Canada
2. Danny Brown Canada (Ontario)
3. Amit Kumar India “A”
4. C. de Villiers South Africa
5. Charles Hurter South Africa
6. Stephen Hill New Zealand


96 Kg.
1. Anil Mann India “B”
2. Korey Jarvis Canada (Ontairo)
3. Mike Neufeld Canada
4. Narender Singh Indian "A"
5. H. Bella Lifa South Africa
6. Mohammed Umar Pakistan


120 Kg.
1. Rajiv Tomar India “B”
2. Joginder Kumar India “A”
3. Marcel Scott Canada (Ontario)
4. Denis Roberts Australia
5. Jagroop Bhuller Canada
6. Beljit Kooner England




Team Standings

Mens Freestyle
1 India - Team "A"
2 India - Team "B"
3 Canada (Ontario)
4 Canada
5 England


74 Kg - Dykan Myroslav - England






48 Kg.
1. Nirmala Devi India


51 Kg.
1. Liz Martindale Canada (Ontario)
2. Kamini Yadav India
3. Samantha Dunlop Canada (London-Western WC)
4. Larissa Scimmi Canada(Ontario)


55 Kg.
1. Andrea Ross Canada (Dinos WC)
2. Terri McNutt Canada (London-Western WC)
3. Manjo India
4. Stephanie Toffan Canada (Ontario)
5. Jen Nguyen Canada (London-Western WC)
6. Sian Law New Zealand


59 Kg.
1. Michelle Fazzari Canada (Ontario)
2. Katie Patroch Canada (London-Western WC)
3. Alka Tomar India
4. Katrina Huszarik Canada (London-Western WC)
5. Kelly McNiven Canada (Ontario)


63 Kg.
1. Megan Schwietzer Canada (Ontario)
2. Geetika Jakhar India
3. Golda Parahoo Canada (Ontario)


67 Kg.
1. Stef Howorun Canada (Ontairo)
2. Jyoti India
3. Laura Steffler Canada (Ontario)
4. Erenia Hernandez Canada (London-Western WC)


72 Kg.
1. Jessica Fitzgerald Canada (London-Western WC)
2. Minakshi Devi India



Team Standings

Womens Freestyle
1 Canada (Ontario)
2 India
3 Canada (London-Western WC)
4 Canada (Dinos WC)
5 New Zealand


55 Kg - Andrea Ross - Canada






55 Kg.
1. Yadav Kanhyalal India “A”
2. Kripa Patel India “B”
3. Terrance Bosson South Africa
4. Shane Parker Australia
5. Gildo Domingos Canada (Ontario)


60 Kg.
1. Ravinder Singh India “A”
2. Rogeshaw Dutt India “B”
3. Promis Mwenga Canada
4. Clint Kingsbury Canada (Ontario)


66 Kg.
1. Gurinder Singh India “A”
2. Amit Kumar India “B”
3. Jason Wishinski Canada (Ontario)
4. James Lord Australia
5. Jake Needham Canada (Ontario)


74 Kg.
1. Eamonn Dorgan Canada (Ontario)
2. Sunjay India “A”
3. Mohammad Ali  - Pakistan
5. Matthew Parsons Canada (Ontario)
6. Stewart Petrie Canada (Ontario)


84 Kg.
1. Manoj Kumar Indian “A”
2. Hugh Bella-Lufa South Africa
3. Alex Brown-Theriault Canada (Ontario)
4. Jeremy Cruise Canada (Ontario)
5. Michael Rowbotham Canada (Ontario)
6. J. P. Dorgan Canada (Ontairo)


96 Kg.
1. Anil Kumar-Mann India “B”
2. Ashok Kumar India “A”
3. Muhammad Umar Pakistan
4. Nico Jacobs Namibia
5. Jonathan Giller Canada (Winnipeg WC)


120 Kg.
1. Ari Taub Canada
2. Dharmender Dalal India “A”
3. Denis Roberts Australia
4. Shawn Geris Canada (Ontario)


Team Standings


Men’s Greco Roman
1 India - Team "A"
2 India - Team "B"
3 Canada (Ontario)
4 Canada
5 South Africa


Outstanding Greco- Roman Wrestler Award

96 Kg - Anil Kumar-Mann - India




VIDEO  Matches 

2007  - Commonwealth Championships

hosted in London, Ontario, CANADA -  June, 17, 2007.


Click on the LINK provided  for each ndividual  MATCH or on the photo itself to view the match.


  1. 16:25Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 96 kg Greco Final
  2. 212:39Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 84 kg Greco Final
  3. 36:32Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 84 kg Final Danny 
  5. 47:19Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 74 kg Final Dykon
  6. 51:22Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 66 kg Final Amit 
  8. 65:392007 Commonwealth Championships: 66 kg Greco Final
  9. 75:59Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 55 kg Final Andrea
  10. 85:53Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 55 kg Final Azhar
  11. 93:07Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 55 kg Greco Final 
  13. 102:35Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 96 kg Final Korey
  14. 1114:59Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 120 kg Greco Final
  15. 125:39Watched 2007 Commonwealth Championships: 120 kg Final