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Arjan Bhullar

2017 |


The Bhullar family has built the Bhullar Wrestling Club on their family farm providing an opportunity for the community to share and grow the family’s passion for wrestling.

Richmond Roots Born, raised and currently still living in East Richmond. Went to Whiteside Elementary and graduated from McRoberts Secondary. Member of the Richmond’s Bhullar Wrestling Club.

Did You Know Upon retiring, Arjan has switched to mix martial arts and is currently undefeated and competing in the UFC.

Barriers Overcome There were no high school wrestling programs in Richmond when Arjan started out. He was the first Canadian of Punjabi-Indian descent to win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Game and to compete in Freestyle Wrestling at the Olympics.


Recognition Arjan received the Queens Diamond Jubilee Award in 2013 along with the Sport BC University Athlete of the Year in 2011. He was also awarded the Canadian Wrestler of the Year in 2009 and SFU Athlete of the Year in 2008.

All Awards

2008 Simon Fraser University Athlete of the Year  
2009 University Athlete of the Year Richmond Sports Awards  
2010 Gold Medal Commonwealth Games 120 KG  
2011 Sport BC University Athlete of the Year Sport BC Annual Awards Ceremony of the Best of BC  
2011 Senior Athlete of the Year Richmond Sports Awards  
2011 Sport Person of the Year Richmond Sports Awards  
2013 Queens Diamond Jubilee Award Honoured by the Lieutenant Governor for significant contributions and achievements by Canadians  

Championship Various championships including: three-time high school Provincial Champion, three-time National Champion (SFU), University World Championships (bronze), five-time Canadian Champion, Pan American (bronze) and Commonwealth (gold).


2006 Simon Fraser University Bronze medal University World Championships (Mongolia)  
2007 Team Canada Bronze medal Pan American Games (Brazil)  
2008 Simon Fraser University Athlete of the year for SFU. First and only wrestler in the history of SFU wrestling to win university national titles in Canada (CIS) and the USA (NAIA). Awarded the Outstanding Wrestler of the National Tournament in the USA (NAIA)  
2009 Team Canada Top 10 place at World Championships; Canada’s Wrestler of the Year  
2010 Team Canada Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist  
2012 Team Canada Olympian  


Career Stats

Contribution to Richmond Sport Arjan is a directors at Richmond’s Bhullar Wrestling Club. Co-Founder of the University of the Fraser Valley Wrestling program.

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