Danielle Lappage

Danielle Suzanne Lappage (born 24 September 1990)[1] is a wrestler competing for Canada. She won a gold medal in the 63 kg freestyle at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.[2] She finished in 5th place at the 2014 World Wrestling Championships.

Danielle Lappage
Personal information
NationalityCanadian
Born (1990-09-24) 24 September 1990 (age 31)
Olds, Alberta, Canada
Height165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
ClubBurnaby Mountain Wrestling Club
Coached byDave McKay
Updated on 2 August 2014.

In 2010 Lappage was crowned world junior champion at 63 kg.[3]

In July 2016, she was officially named to Canada's 2016 Olympic team.[4][5] At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she finished in 16th place after losing to Yuliya Tkach in the qualification round.[6]

She represented Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.[7] She competed in the women's freestyle 68 kg event.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Glasgow 2014 profile
  2. ^ "Canada wins 2 more wrestling golds at Commonwealth Games". CBC Sports. 31 July 2014. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Danielle Lappage". olympic.ca. Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
  4. ^ Gillespie, Kerry (23 June 2016). "Canadian wrestlers keep getting up off the mat". Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Toronto Star. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  5. ^ "Canadian Wrestling Team Nominated for Rio 2016". www.wrestling.ca/. Wrestling Canada. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Women's Freestyle 63 kg". web.archive.org. 2016-09-22. Retrieved 2021-04-09.
  7. ^ Campbell, Glenn (2021-02-10). "Canadian Olympic wrestlers want to battle for medals at Summer Games in Tokyo". Calgary. Retrieved 2021-04-09.
  8. ^ "Wrestling Results Book" (PDF). 2020 Summer Olympics. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 August 2021. Retrieved 8 August 2021.

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