Men’s Wrestling News

Linda Morais has been awarded the title of 2019 Female Wrestler of the Year.

In September, Morais - an alumni of the Concordia Stingers from Tecumseh, Ont. - became World Champion at 59 kg.

Morais, who trains with the Montreal Wrestling Club, defeated Liubov Ovcharova of Russia in the gold medal match with a pin to claim victory.

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Fraser Valley's Godinez, Saskatchewan's Lee take Junior Wrestlers of the Year honours

Junior World Championship bronze medallists Ana Godinez and Hunter Lee have been awarded the Junior Wrestlers of the Year for 2019.

In her international debut at the Junior World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, Godinez defeated Irina Ringaci of Moldova in the 62 kg bronze medal match.

Lee, of Flin Flon, Man., captured his medal with a 4-2 victory over Georgian Miriani Maisuradze in the 86 kg bronze medal final.

The World Championship medal was a first for Lee, who trains with the Saskatoon Wrestling Club. At the 2018 Junior World Championships he finished thirteenth at 92 kg.

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