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by Denis Lafontaine
             WRESTLING IN THE NEWS             
YEATS WINS JUNIOR WORLD TITLE IN THAILAND
September 6, 2012


VANIER WRESTLER CONTINUES HER AMAZING STRING OF SUCCESSES

Dorothy Yeats competed in the 67 kg category at the 2012 Junior World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand on September 6th.

After mowing through her initial opponents from Austria, USA and Japan, Dory then defeated Russia's Svetlana Babushkina in the fourth round finals to seal her title. (See the finals on video.)

Congratulations, Dory! More on this win. You can see the full tournament results in this PDF file.


Dory continues to win in competition after competition

PHOTOS FROM THE 2012 WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
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PREVIOUS STORIES ON DOROTHY YEATS

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Earlier this year, Dorothy won the Gold Medal at the Canadian Championships in March 2012 in both the Junior AND the Senior levels. On top of that, she was also named as the the MVP for the Junior National Championships.

You can watch a brief video clip of Dorothy's winning match at the 2012 Canadian Junior National Championships in the 67 kg final VS Olivia Dibacco. Click here.


Dorothy Yeats was also featured in a glowing article published in the Journal de Montréal of April 7, 2012. The piece details Dory's amazing journey from a 14 year old sensation in the junior ranks, right up to the highly celebrated Olympic hopeful of today who makes us all so proud.

To read this article in its entirety, just click here (en français).

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In February 2012, Dorothy was the subject of an excellent video profile on CTV Montreal Sports. She was featured in the series "Randy's Rookies" hosted by longtime CTV sportscaster Randy Tieman. The piece shows Dorothy at home and at practice and features interviews with her coach David Zilberman and some of her Team Canada team mates.

To view the video, click here.


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