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Wrestling Championships 2016

Posted on: 30 April 2016

Nelson Wrestling Club hosted our first wrestling championships on Friday Night! In total there were over 40 young wrestlers in attendance comprising of Nelson Wrestlers and also some from nearby clubs Accrington and Sharples. All our coaches were in attendance including Head Coach Lawrence Carson, a triple British Champion and Eddy Kavanagh from Sharples who has recently been selected as Englands Head Coach.

There were three weight categories with Nelson winning three awards on the night. Young Michal Zwardon from Nelson won the tag wrestling competition for 4/5 year olds, Muhammad Hyder Husayn recieved a bronze medal in the 5-8 age category and Umar Abbas was 2nd in the age 9-12 category. It was a very special evening and one which all wrestlers and parents enjoyed!