Please release for circulation, today as soon as possible. __________________________________ January 27, 2009

For Immediate Release:


The 2009 Nationals wrapped up in Trois-Rivieres on Sunday. See below for medalists. Next up is the FTS-Final Team Selection in Edmonton at the Cadet & Junior Nationals. From February 24-28, only a select few of the athletes below will be chosen to compete for a spot on the Canadian National Team. The FTS will be held at the West Edmonton Mall Inn, during the Junior & Cadet National Championships.

Male Medlaists        
  Gold Silver Bronze Bronze
48kg Benoit Fleury(QC) Phil Butler-McGrory’s(ON) Jonathan Quinit(MB)  
51kg Kenny Lally(BC) Francois Pratte(QC) Josh O’Reilly-Steeltown(ON) Bradley Quinit(MB)
54kg Joey Laviolette(NS) Tyler Asseltine-Final Round(ON) Rojin Dhallwall(BC) Chris Plaitis(QC)
57kg Padraic Griffin-Bigtyme (ON) Moe Abedeen-Kombat Arts(ON) David Gouthier(QC) Hughes Filault (QC)
60kg Ibrahim Kamal-Cabbagetown(ON) Michael Gadbois (QC) Alex Rynn(QC) Samir Aroudji(QC)
64kg Brandt Butt(MB) Jonathan Bochner-Atlas(ON) Alonzo Johnson(NS) Jagdeep Seehra(BC)
69kg Custio Clayton(NS) Josh Cameron-Border City(ON) Mian Hussain(QC)  
75kg Steve Rolls-Bigtyme (ON) Dany Caron(QC) Mohammed Nassar(AB) Andrew Gardiner(MB)
81kg Francy Ntetu(QC) Bob Marsan(QC) Steve Franjic-Bigtyme(ON) Jhevani Dixon-Bigtyme(ON)
91kg Sylvera Louis(QC) Denton Dailey-Bigtyme(ON) Steven Harvey(QC) Taffo Asongwed(QC)
Female Medalists        
46kg Melanie Grenon(QC) McKenzie Wright-Bay Area(ON) Myriam Fortier(QC) Kathy Saul(MB)
48kg Jacqueline Park-Bay Area (ON) Judy Pereira(MB) Sandra Chamberland(QC) Kim Klavel(QC)
51kg Mandy Bujold-Waterloo(ON) Cheyenne Haevens (NB) Sabrina Aubin(QC) Shyloe Davis(SK)
54kg Vicky Pelletier(QC) Melissa Guillemette(QC) Caroline Veyre(QC) Rosie Thomas-Final Round(ON)
57kg Amanda Galle-All Canadian(ON) Alison Hunter-Border City (ON) Marie-Peir Tremblay(QC) Brandy Badry(AB)
60kg Sandra Bizer(QC) Katie Dunn-Windsor(ON) Erin Krekowski(AB) Elissa Gauthier(QC)
64kg Mary Spencer-Windsor(ON) Desni Boisvert(QC)    
75kg Susan Hass (AB) Lita Mae Button-Atlas(ON)    
81kg Melinda Watpool-Durham(ON) Audree Desloges(QC)    
81+kg Aimee Wilmot-KAYO(ON) Carolyne Guenard(QC