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Hundreds of people gather in Winipeg for the Canadian National Arm Wrestling Championship

Arm wrestling in Winnipeg on the weekend of Canada Day. 400 people from all over the country will participate in thearm wrestlingnational championship.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Edmonton has not distributed championships since 2019.

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"I've been waiting for a long time, and I'm very happy that Winnipeg welcomed all of Canada's elite arm wrestling athletes," said Jose Mornaud, President of the Manitoba Arm Wrestling Association. "I know everyone is training hard, and this year's Canadians promise to see lots of epic battles on the table.

Alberta Mason Drose has been competing since he was 11 years old. Now at the age of 18, this sport is really rewarding.

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"You're at a certain level. With a fair amount of skill you need to put into it. There is a technique, "Droesse said. "But that's great. It's my sport. It's good. I love it."

Droesse can not only choose the dominant side, but also compete with both arms. increase.

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He always has a great time Participate in the tournament.

"The community was great and the sport was great," said Drose.

Winnipeg hosted the championships in 2004 and 2010.

The top three medal positions in each weight class category can represent Canada at the International Arm Wrestling World Stage of any WAF World Championship in Antalya, Turkey. IFA World Championships held in Dieppe, France.

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