Feel free to download any of these photos for personal use or club use. Please provide a photo credit. If the image has a "WCL photo" watermark and you have media questions or want to use it for commercial purposes, please contact Darren Matte at Wrestling Canada Lutte at dmatte@wrestling.ca. For all other inquiries, feel free to contact me at bainhphotos@shaw.ca. 

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Dino Duals and Dino Invitational Photos - October 2022

Senior World Wrestling Championships

The 2022 Senior World Wrestling Championships in Belgrade Serbia were fantastic to watch and I am slowly getting through my photos. Here is the first upload of the Canadian  team.  I will post on my Instagram feed @bainphotos when I have uploaded more World Championship photos.

After the Whistle – Action Portraits in Black & White


Top 20 from 2020

2022 Canada Cup - July 2

The 2022 Canada Cup was held July 2nd in Summerside PEI. There was a lot of great action as competitors from Canada, Jamaica, Republic of Korea, and the United States battled it out.

2022 Canada Cup

2022 Canadian Non-Olympic Weight-Class Trials - July 1

The 2022 Canadian Non-Olympic Weight Class Trials were held in beautiful Summerside, PEI on July 1. The competition was used to determine who will represent Canada in the non-Olympic weight classes at the World Championships in September in Serbia. Congratulations to all the winners - obviously a great way for them to celebrate Canada Day.

In the women's competition, the winners were: Karla Godinez Gonzalez (Burnaby Mountain WC) at 55kg; Diana Weicker (Brock WC) at 59kg; Aleah Nickel (Edmonton WC) at 65kg and Shauna Kuebeck (Brock WC) at 72kg.

On the men's side, the winners were: Jason Luneau (Montreal-NTC) at 61kg; Vincent De Marinis at 70kg; Sam Barmish (Montreal -NTC) at 79kg and Richard DesChatelets (Brock WC) at 92kg.

2022 Non-Olympic Wt Trials

2022 Canadian Wrestling Championships - U19, U17 & U15 - June 10 to 12

The 2022 Canadian Wrestling Championships were held  June 10 to 12 at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex and Chief Jim Starlight Centre in Tsuut’ina Nation, Alberta. Champions were crowned in U19, U17 and U15 age categories in women and men freestyle and women and men Greco-Roman wrestling. 

Day 1: U17 women and men, U15 women 

Day 2: U19 women and men, U15 men

Day 3: Greco-Roman women and men, U15 U17 & U19

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

2022 Canadian Wrestling Trials - May 26 to 29

The Canadian Trials were held in Edmonton Alberta with Canadian Champions being crowned in the Cadet, Junior and Senior Men's and Women's weight classes.





Alberta Team Trials for 2022 Canada Summer Games - April 30 2022

Alberta held its trials to select the wrestlers and alternates for the Canada Summer Games. The event was hosted by the Cowboys Wrestling Club in Cochrane on April 30. Feel free to download the photos for your personal use. Please provide a photo credit (for example "Photo by Bill Bain | bainphotos.com") if sharing on social media. I tried to get a good photo of every athlete but I did not manage to do that. Contact me at bainphotos@shaw.ca if you are looking for images of a particular athlete.

Alberta Team Trials

2022 Alberta Open - March 19 & 20

The Alberta Amateur Wrestling Association, The Strathcona Wrestling Club and the Edmonton Wrestling Club hosted the Alberta Open Wrestling Championships March 19 & 20. With more than 500 wrestlers and six mats going, there was great action to be seen.

Bantam & U19

U17 & Junior

Seniors & Awards

Tykes Novice Kids

2022 Canada West Championships - March 12

The Canada West University Wrestling Championships were hosted by The University of Saskatchewan / Huskie Athletics on March 12. It was a duel format with three schools competing: University of Alberta Bears & Pandas, University of Calgary Dinos and the University of Saskatchewan Huskies. U of A were the big winners capturing both the Women's and Men's Canada West Wrestling Championships.

2022 Alberta High School Championships - March 4 & 5

The 2022 Alberta Schools' Athletic Association Championships were held for the first time since 2019 and it was great to have the student athletes back on the mat. The meet was hosted by Sir Winston Churchill High School in Calgary on March 4 & 5.

I tried to get a good photo of every athlete but I did not manage to do that. Feel free to download the photos for your personal use. Please provide a photo credit (for example "Photo by Bill Bain | bainphotos.com") if sharing on social media. If you want a larger file for printing or a file without the watermark, please contact me at bainphotos@shaw.ca.

High School Girls

High School Boys

2021 WCL Carding Tournament & Huskie Open - November 26 & 27

Huskie Athletics / the University of Saskatchewan hosted Wrestling Canada Lutte's national carding event and the Huskie Open tournament the next day. 

WCL Carding Tournament 2021

Huskie Open Nov 27 2021

2021 University of Calgary Dinos Invitational - October 23

Varsity wrestling returned to Western Canada with its first action in more than a year and a half. There were more than 130 wrestlers competing in women's and men's freestyle.

Gallery of Dino Invitational Photos

Pan-American Championships 2020 in Ottawa Canada

Pan-American Olympic Qualifiers 2020 in Ottawa Canada

The Corridor - A Photo Essay

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