Tonya Verbeek

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Year Inducted 2019
Category Athlete
Sport Wrestling


  • Tonya is an 11-time Canadian National Champion in the sport of Freestyle Wrestling.
  • Won a Silver medal at the 2003 Pan Am Games held in Santo Domingo.
  • Bronze medalist at the 2007 Pan Am Games held in Rio De Janeiro.
  • Silver medalist at the 2011 Pan Am Games held in Guadalajara.
  • Competed at the 2005 World Championships held in Budapest where she won a Bronze medal.
  • Bronze medalist at the 2009 World Championships held in Herning, Denmark.
  • Won a silver medal at the 2011 World Championships held in Istanbul.
  • Three time Olympian and Silver Medallist in 2004 in Athens, Bronze Medallist in 2008 in Beijing, and Silver Medallist in 2012 in London. She was the first Canadian woman to win an Olympic wrestling medal for Canada.