Ontario Dominates with 33 Medals!!!!

The Junior and Youth National Championships took place this past weekend in Edmonton, AB. Athletes from all over Canada were vying for coveted gold hardware and title National Champion.

Team Ontario put forth amazing effort and hard work, which showed by the end of the championships. Team Ontario has returned home with a total of an astounding 13 Gold medals, 9 Silver and 13 Bronze. Team Ontario placed first in the medal ranking.

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

Ontario

13

9

11

33

Quebec

3

6

10

19

Nova Scotia

3

1

8

12

Alberta

2

4

4

10

British Columbia

3

1

2

6

Manitoba

3

0

2

5

Saskatchewan

1

1

2

4

New Brunswick

1

2

0

3

Newfoundland

0

1

1

2

The Senior National Team Final Team Selection (FTS) also took place during this event. Spots on the coveted Canadian National Team were up for grabs. Athletes on the National team will take part in international competition.

The 2009 Senior Male National Team is comprised of 11 athletes of whom 3 are from Ontario. New on the team from Ontario is Steve Rolls of the Bigtyme Boxing Club. Steve is trained by Dewith Fraser. Toronto’s Ibrahim Kamal and Orangeville’s Steve Franjic are returning National team members.

Males Senior National Team  
  National Champ B Team
48kg Jonathan Quinit-MB  
51kg Francois Pratte-QC Bradley Quinit-MB
54kg Joey Laviolette-NS Chris Plaitis-QC
57kg David Gauthier-QC Padraic Griffin-ON
60kg Ibrahim Kamal-ON Alex Ryn-AB
64kg Brandt Butt-MB Jonathan Bochner-ON
69kg Michel Zewski-QC Nathan Kulczycki-BC
75kg Steve Rolls-ON Schiller Hypolitte-QC
81kg Steve Franjic-ON Andre Marsan-QC
91kg Sylvera Louis-QC Justin Bonhomme-ON
91+kg Didier Bence-QC Frankie Rill-ON

The 2009 Female National team is once again, for the second year in a row dominated by Ontario females. This team is surely a natural precursor to what could be the first women’s amateur boxing team headed to the 2012 Olympics. Out of the 10 spots 6 belong to Ontario Women all of whom are returning members except one, Amanda Galle of Mississauga’s All Canadian Boxing Club, she joins this list of top ranked women on her first journey to compete for Canada on an international level.

Females Senior National Team  
  National Champ B Team
46kg Melanie Grenon-QC Myriam Fortier-QC
48kg Jacqui Park-ON  
51kg Mandy Bujold-ON Chantelle Doucette-NS
54kg  Vicky Pellietier-QC Melissa Guillemette-QC
57kg Amanda Galle-ON Alison Hunter-ON
60kg Sandra Bizier-QC Erin Krekoski-AB
64kg Mary Spencer-ON  
75kg Susan  Haas-AB Maude Bergeron-QC
80kg Melinda Watpool-ON  
80+kg Aimee Willimot-ON  

For a complete listing of results click here.

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