Elite Womens National Team Triumphs in Russia

Our Canadian Women’s National Team had 3 boxers into the final for the gold medal.


Here are the results

GOLD – 69 kgs  Ariane FORTIN  defeated Svetlana KOSOVA (Russia) 17-3

SILVER – 51 kgs  Nilmini JAYASINGHE (Sri Lanka) won over Mandy BUJOLD 6-5

SILVER – 81 kgs  Mariya YAVORSKAYA (Russia) defeated Melinda WATPOOL 15-3

BRONZE – 75 kgs Susan HASS 


Congrats not only to the medal winners but every member of the team…a very strong showing in a very tough competition….

Ontario Women who attended……

48kg – Jackie Park (Bay Area Boxing Club)
51kg – Mandy Bujold (Waterloo Boxing Club)
57kg – Alison Hunter (Border City Boxing Club)
81kg – Melinda Watpool (Durham Boxing Academy)

Team Coach – Rick Cadilha (Waterloo Boxing Club)
Team Official – Sonny Wong


For updates go to www.aiba.org or http://boxing-online.ru/


Next up for the Women’s National Team: Continental Championships , Newark New Jersey – August 25-28, 2009

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