The first tournament took place in Quebec since the 2020 Quebec Provincials and what a welcome return at that. Though small in numbers, the turnout was still quite good as clubs from Montreal, Quebec and Ottawa came to compete at the 2021 Concordia Invitational.
The calm before the storm
The Quebec athletes take to the mat to warm up
A pretty qualified front-table
(Alex Moore and Martine Dugrenier check vaccine passports)
Held under specific conditions, the tournament ran very smoothly, with some good matches on display. The Quebec clubs in attendance were Concordia University, The Montreal Wrestling Club, Quebec, Thailand Wrestling Club, Tritton Top Team and Vanier College.
Coach Dominique Choquette takes some time to direct Yann Heymug of Vanier College
Jeremy Poirier lifts his opponent from Triton Top Team
Sam Barmish takes down his Ontario opponent
Alumni of the Selwyn House Wrestling Team
Ontario Clubs in attendance included Carleton University National Capitol Wrestling Club and Pathway Wrestling Club. Hopefully, this will be the beginning of a successful return to competition.
For the full results from the Concordia Invitational, click CONCORDIA OPEN – RESULTS.