Congratulations to Jasmit Phulka for winning the 2018 International wrestling Sassari Gold Cup at Sassari city in Italy on May 26th. Members of the Miri Piri wrestling club together with their parents and friends were at the Vancouver airport to welcome Jasmit back with his victory medals on Sunday.
The tournament was a very high level European Olympic style wrestling tournament wherein Jasmit is the only gold medal winner of Team Canada at the tournament. Jasmit a 24 year old graduate of Rick Hansen School and a winning member of the “Hurricane Wrestling” team has been wrestling since he was a 4th. grade toddler with the Miri Piri wrestling club on Ross Road in Abbotsford under the guidance of head coach Sucha Mann who has a record of winning continuously-3 Provincial Wrestling Championships, and many other local wrestling events for the Hurricane Club.
Jasmit’s dad Harjit Phulkais a local nursery owner in Abbotsford and takes a very keen interest in Jasmit’s participation in wrestling. In total Jasmit won 4 matches at the tournament on the way to victory in gold. Once again we congratulate Jasmit for his great effort.