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Date of Birth: 18/01/71
Place of Birth: Thunder Bay, ON
Hometown: Moose Jaw, SK
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 189 lbs
Years on National Team: 12
 Justin Abdou has won almost every national event possible since he started wrestling in the early 1980's. He was national champion from 1984 to 1995 in the category he entered. Since 1996, a rivalry has developed with Gary Holmes in 85 kilos and the pair have split the last four national titles. Abdou won the 1987 cadet world title and took the gold medal at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria. He started wrestling at age seven at the YMCA in Moose Jaw.

2000 Games
Sept. 30: 85-kg: Justin Abdou, Moose Jaw, Sask., lost 8-0 to Yoel Romero, Cuba, in elimination round.


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