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NameSarah Ann Benes
ContingentTeam Ontario



Over 70 kg up to and including 78 kg Female
Bout 19Wednesday, February 28, 200711:30Canada Games Centre
Bout 32Wednesday, February 28, 200712:35Canada Games Centre
Bout 43Wednesday, February 28, 200713:30Canada Games Centre



Height (ft, inches)5'9''
Weight (lb)157lb
Language(s) spokenEnglish
Years I have participated in my sport
7 years
Club or School TeamWelland Judo Club
CoachChuck Lee
Other recent athletic or artistic accomplishments
started wrestling in 2005 - SOSSA champ; Provincial champ in first year
Games or championships that I have participated in
Year Full name of competition/sport/event Placing
2006 Ontario Winter Games/Judo 1st
2006 Ontario Winter Games/Wrestling 1st
My goals for the 2007 Canada Winter Games
I want to make new friends; test my abilities against high end competitors; win two matches
My personal role model
My mother is my role model because she has strength beyond belief in times of need and has always encouraged me to be better.
Other information that could be of interest to the media
I am always willing to help out. A few of the things I have done include helping to coach the other wrestlers on my school team; I volunteer with the Niagara Regional Police as Elmer the Safety Elephant; I was Sponge Bob in the Pelham Christmas Parade.