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Canadian wrestler Steven Takahashi needs your support to qualify for Rio 2016 Olympic games

It’s the hurdle every Canadian athlete must overcome in to order to realize their Olympic dream.

Funding.

But 24-year-old Canadian Greco Roman wrestler Steven Takahashi does not get funding as wrestling does not qualify. Therefore, through a GoFundMe campaign, he’s counting on social media support to compete in the upcoming  Rio 2016 Olympic qualifiers in Mongolia and Turkey.

Here’s how you can help.

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“There is no funding available for this amateur sport endeavor and the qualification competitions are in Mongolia and Turkey, in the coming weeks,” said Takahashi’s volunteer wrestling coach David Spinney in the campaign.  “Steven will need to travel to these competitions at his expense and compete for the opportunity to represent our Country at the Olympic Games. ”

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Click here to donate to the Takahashi GoFundMe campaign.

Steven Takahashi
Takahashi is an academic All-Canadian from Western University in London.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As of this writing, $5715 USD has been donated toward the $15,000 USD goal.

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5th to August 21st.

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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