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Ross Connelly

Wrestling

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Ross Connelly
Wrestling, Freestyle 57kg

Ross made his Commonwealth Games debut at the Gold Coast 2018 Games, achieving a 10th place finish. At the age of 18 he was the top Scottish performer at the 2017 Commonwealth Wrestling Championships as he struck bronze in the 57kg weight category, capping a fantastic year which also saw him take bronze at the Junior Ontario Cup in July. His international success followed gold at the British Closed Championships and silver at the British Open.

Ross is following in the family tradition, with his father David wrestling for Scotland at the 1986 and 1994 Commonwealth Games.

  • Date of Birth 27/06/1999
  • Birth Place Glasgow
  • Hometown Cumbernauld
  • Lives Cumbernauld
  • Coach Volodymyr Gladkov / David Connelly
  • Club Scottish Wrestling Squad
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    Comedies and Documentaries

  • I eat...

    Nandos

  • I listen to...

    Different types of music

  • Sporting Hero

    Usain Bolt

  • Dream job as a child

    Teacher

Career Highlights

10 th
Gold Coast 2018
Wrestling
3 rd
2017 Commonwealth Championships
57kg
2 nd
2017 British Open Championships
57kg
1 st
2017 British Closed Championships
57kg
3 rd
2017 Ontario Open
57kg