August 28 - Lethbridge athletes medaled at the BMX Canadian National Championships held in Calgary. Riley Lavorato won BRONZE in the Men's Elite, Deborah Williams won GOLD in the 40+ Women Cruiser and SILVER in the 25+ Women 20’’, Richard Petrik won SILVER in the 40-44 Men Cruiser, and Darren Williams won BRONZE in the 50+ Men Cruiser. Full results can be found HERE
August 27 - Team Canada competed at the Racquetball World Championships in Winnipeg. Lethbridge's Coby Iwaasa with his partner Sam Murray of St. Hubert won the SILVER medal in the Men's Team Event, and BRONZE in Men's Doubles. See all the results HERE.
August 20 - The Coulee Classic Dragons +55 Women's Masters Dragon boat team win SILVER at Canadian Dragon Boat Championships held in Montreal at Jean Drapeau Park August 18-21, 2022. The 21-person team consisted of paddlers from Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Taber, Coaldale, Airdrie, and Calgary Full Results HERE LNN story HERE
August 18 - The Canada Summer Games in Niagara were held from August 6-21.
- Angelina Ellis-Toddington (wrestling) finished with individual GOLD and team BRONZE,
- Payton Shields (wrestling) wins team BRONZE,
- Caitlyn Bailes (hammer throw) finished 4th,
- Mackenzie Kennedy (triple jump) finished 12th.
- The men's basketball team with David Hansen and Treydon Barton finished 4th,
- The women's basketball team with Delaney Gibb, Grace Hansen, and Abby Graves finished with GOLD.
- Andreas Troschke (hammer throw) won GOLD,
- Naomi Klassen (hammer throw) 6th,
- Lauchlan Irish (triple jump) 4th,
- Xavier Crosby (discus) finished in 7th place.
- Naomi Leam won the SILVER medal in Women’s 50m Freestyle Special Olympics.
- Team Alberta, with Jacob Sargeant (volleyball) won SILVER,
- Rugby 7s team with Heidi Shaw (manager), Graeme Moffat (coach), Kenzie Kutch, and Kenya Richards finished in 5th place.
- Mathias Gelber - (triathlon) finished 21st in the men's supersprint, and Team Alberta finished 6th in the Mixed Team Relay.
MORE ABOUT THE ATHLETES HERE.
August 14 - The Alberta Summer Swimming - 2022 Provincial Championships were held August 12-14 in Edmonton. The following Lethbridge athletes won GOLD.
Female 100m Freestyle - Elliot Pilsner-Roberts
Female 100m Medley - Casara Holm
Female 100m Breaststroke - Casara Holm
Female 4 × 50m Freestyle - Alexa Weighill, Rylie Craddock, Jaylyn Fogtmann, Elliot Pilsner Roberts
Female 4 × 50m Medley - Alexa Weighill, Rylie Craddock, Jaylyn Fogtmann, Elliot Pilsner Roberts
4 × 50m Medley - Devlan Sheppard, Casara Holm, Joshua Adams, Kira Armstrong
Male 200m Freestyle - Tyson Chomiak
Full results HERE
August 8th - Amazing accomplishments from Lethbridge-connected athletes at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Keyara Wardley (Rugby 7's) finished 4th, Sarah Orban (Track Cycling) silver in Women's Team Sprint, Kelly Deguchi (Judo 52kg) silver, Christa Deguchi (Judo 57kg) gold, Jillian Weir (Hammer throw) bronze, Liz Gleadle (Javelin) finished 4th. MORE ABOUT THE ATHLETES HERE.
August 7th - The Canadian Regional Junior Little League Championships were held in Lethbridge, and the host team, the Junior Bulls, won silver with a 6-2 loss to British Columbia in the championship game. FULL RESULTS HERE. Team BC will represent Canada at the 2022 Junior League Baseball World Series in Michigan, August 12-21.