Olivia Di Bacco gets ready to face off against her wrestling opponent.

Olivia Di Bacco


• Won five straight CIS/USports Team championship titles while wrestling at Brock University
• Won the U Sports 72kg individual national title in 2016
• Won gold in the 69kg weight class at the 2017 Pan American Championships, defeating Brazil’s Dailane Gomez Dos Reis 10-0 in the finals
• Advanced to a bronze medal match at the 2018 World Championships before finishing fifth


Getting into the Sport: First tried wrestling in Grade 12, competing in volleyball up until that point… Outside Interests: Studied kinesiology at Brock University… Works as a registered massage therapist…

Palmarès international

UWW World Championships: 2018 – 5th (68kg); 2017 – 19th (69kg);

Pan American Championships: 2019 – BRONZE (68kg); 2017 – GOLD (69kg);