West Kootenay Boundary athletes shine at B.C. Senior's Games
West Kootenay Boundary finished with 67 medals at the B.C. Senior Games held recently in Burnaby.
The zone tallied 22 medals of the golden variety led by the swim team that took home no less than 11 first-place medals.
Lower Mainland topped the medal standings with an amazing 446 medals, more than 60 ahead of second place Fraser Valley.
Vancouver Island North was third.
West Kootenay Boundary finished in eighth spot.
West Kootenay Boundary medal results:
Gold medal winners:
Swimming — Betty Brussel, Grand Forks (4), Marylee Banyard, Nelson (3), Swimming; Frank Webster, Christina Lake; Joan Hooper, Christina Lake; Barb Roberts, Rossland.
Cycling — Olwyn Ringheim, Nelson (2).
Horseshoes — Jim Arnold, Trail.
Track and Field — Peter Johnstone, Castlegar; Don Currie, Slocan; Barb Saunders, Nelson; Jean Lancaster, Nakusp.
Archery, Larry Podmoroff, Grand Forks.
Silver Medal winners:
Swimming — Barb Roberts, Rossland (2); Marylee Banyard, Nelson; Don Caskey, Grand Forks; Joan Hooper, Christina Lake; Betty Brussel, Grand Forks
Badminton — Roger Kerby, Nelson; Susan Breedveld, Grand Forks (2).
Cycling — Rino DeBiasio, Trail: Chris Dejardins, Nelson (2); Joan Thompson, Christina Lake (3); Cecil DuBois, Rossland.
Track and Field — Gordon Gibson, Castlegar; Ken Lancaster, Nakusp; Cheryl Coskey, Castlegar (2), Barb Saunders, Nelson (2); Jean Lancaster, Nakusp; Lydia Kania, Winlaw; Don Currie, Slocan.
Curling —Harry Davidson, Nelson; Russ Beauchamp, Trail; Don Bedard, Christina Lake; Gary Beaudry, Nelson.
Bronze Medal winners:
Swimming — Doreen Barlow, Christina Lake (2); Joan Hooper, Christina Lake (2); Marilyn Johnstone, Castlegar; Don Caskey, Grand Forks.
Cycling — Rino DeBiasio, Trail.
Golf — Alma McBain, Fruitvale.
Horseshoes — Dorthy Harrold, Trail.
Track and Field — Gordon Gibson, Castlegar; Glen Baber, Castlegar; Cheryl Closkey, Castlegar (2).
Archery — Randy Grant, Castlegar; Cameron Watson, Grand Forks.
For complete BC Games results go to: http://www.bcgames.net/resultsv1/results.aspx