Biography:

Christopher-Iliesco_600Christopher Iliesco made his WTF World Championship debut in 2015, where he advanced to the quarterfinals, but he has been competing internationally for Canada since 2010 when he won gold at the German Open and Dutch Open to go with his bronze at the Pan American Championships. He had another great season in 2014 when he won gold at the Canada Open, silver at the Commonwealth Championships and bronze at the German Open, Austrian Open and Australia Open. He got his 2015 season off to a good start with bronze medals at the Dutch Open and Spanish Open.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Serge Iliesco and Nadia Parker… Younger sister Nathalie is also a member of the 2015 Pan Am Games team in taekwondo…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

WTF WCh: 2015 – QF (-80kg)

PAC: 2014 – participant (-74kg); 2010 – BRONZE (-74kg)

CWCh: 2014 – SILVER (-80kg)