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Daniel Igali - CANADA       Tonya Verbeek - CANADA      Sushil Kumar - INDIA           Carol Huynh- CANADA            Yogeshwar Dutt - INDIA

Olympic Gold - 2000              Olympic Silver - 2004               Olympic Bronze - 2008           Olympic Gold - 2008                Asian Games - Bronze -2006

World Champion - 1999        Olympic Bronze - 2008             World Champion - 2010        Commonwealth-Gold - 2010      Commonwealth-Gold - 2010

Commonwealth Gold - 2002  Commonwealth Silver- 2010   Commonwealth Gold-2010      Olympic  Bronze - 2012          Olympic Games -Bronze-2012 

FILA - Hall of Fame - 2012     Olympic Silver - 2012                 Olympic Silver - 2012          FILA - Hall of Fame - 2013       Asian Games - GOLD - 2014

 

 

WORK in Progress -

WEB SITE Updated - April 30, 2015

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Welcome to the Web site of the COMMONWEALTH WRESTLING NATIONS.............

COMMONWEALTH  WRESTLING  ASSOCIATION 

( Name change - October 4, 2010, General Assembly - New Delhi, India )

Brief History - Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association

The idea of "Commonwealth Amateur Wrestling Association" was thought of and founded in 1984 in the City of Wollongong, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA by Josip MRKOCI to promote Olympic-Style of Wrestling within the Commonwealth. The idea was put forward to various Commonwealth Wrestling Nations and Mr. Sandy McNEIL of SCOTLAND took on the challenge to host FIRST " Commonwealth Wrestling Championships" in the City of Glasgow in 1985 . Mr. MRKOCI and Mr. McNEIL are credited in establishing the COMMONWEALTH AMATEUR WRESTLING ASSOCIATION (CAWA). Ten (10) Commonwealth Wrestling Nations did take part at the FIRST "Commonwealth Wrestling Championships" in Glasgow October 3-5/ 1985 and they are the founding member Nations of the Association . Constitution was written and agreed upon in 1986 by the founding member Nations and to hold the Association Wrestling Championships every two years. The original founding member Nations of CAWA are: -AUSTRALIA, CANADA, CYPRUS, ENGLAND, INDIA, MALTA, NEW ZEALAND, NIGERIA, NORTHERN IRELAND  and  SCOTLAND 

 

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SENIOR COMMONWEALTH  WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
MEN’S & WOMEN’S  FREESTYLE  WRESTLING
MEN'S GRECO - ROMAN  WRESTLING

POSTPONED ( New Date Coming Soon )

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA - 

Commonwealth Wrestling -  Team Information

( CLICK on the LINK below to get to INFO  Page )

https://commonwealthwrestling.sharepoint.com/Pages/2015CommonwealthChampionships.aspx

 

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2014 - COMMONWEALTH GAMES  - WRESTLING ( July 29-31 ) - Glasgow, Scotland

 

LINK to the Web site - https://www.glasgow2014.com/games/sports/wrestling

 

 

 
On - JULY 30, 2014 - "Commonwealth Wrestling Association" held it's GENERAL ASSEMBLY - Meeting of members of the Commonwealth Wrestling Nations  at  Glasgow, SCOTLAND  at Wrestling Stadium, and held an Election for the CWA Executive ( for 2014 - 2018 ) .
 
 Attached  is a Web page for the 2014 -  MINUTES of the CWA GENERAL ASSEMBLY - MEETING.  ( Click on the Link below to View Page )......

 

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Photo of - LONDON - WESTERN  WRESTLING CLUB ( London, Ontario, Canada ) -  " Saved Olympic Wrestling"   Holding the Sign - is Ray TAKAHASHI  ( on right - 3 time Olympian ) and  Saeed AZARBAYJANI ( on the left  - 2008 Olympian ).

 - Photo  taken by: -  Josip MRKOCI

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NEWS from the COMMONWEALTH 

 

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2013 - COMMONWEALTH  WRESTLING  CHAMPIONSHIPS

                           (  Senior - Men's & Women's Freestyle  and  Men's Greco Roman )

 

RULES  & REGULATIONS  and RESULTS Link  ( below )

 

http://commonwealthwrestling.sharepoint.com/Pages/2013CommonwealthChampionships.aspx

 

 

VIDEOS - of the Semi-Finals and FINALS of  the Championships can be viewed on
                          49NorthWrestling Web site - attached is the LINK to  32- VIDEOS......
 
 
PHOTOS - 150 - Photos of the Championships ( photos by - Josip Mrkoci ) can be
                            found - 49NorthWrestling  Facebook site - attached  below is the LINK......
 

 

The "2013 - Commonwealth Wrestling Championships" were be held in - Johannesburg,  SOUTH AFRICA - December 5-7, 2013. Championships were held in the Barnard Indoor Sport Complex in Kempton Park, Johannesburg. The O.R. Tambo Garden Court Hotel was the Host Hotel .

 

 

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2012 - London  OLYMPIC GAMES  - RESULTS

( Commonwealth wrestlers )  

 

CANADA - 48kg - HUYNH  Carol* - Olympic BRONZE

CANADA -   55kg - VERBEEK  Tonya* -   Olympic SILVER

 

INDIA -  66kg - KUMAR  Sushil*  - Olympic SILVER 

INDIA -  60kg - DUTT   Yogeshwar - Olympic  BROZE

 

 

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