Sixteen athletes and coaches from Lethbridge and area are joining 438 Team Alberta participants at the 2017 Canada Summer Games, July 28 – August 13, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the very ﬁrst Games in 1967 in Quebec City. Lethbridge hosted the Canada Winter Games in 1975. Canada Games are the largest national multi-sport event for young athletes, and alternate every two years between summer and winter. Competing athletes are the best in their age group, and represent Canada’s next generation of international athletes. Lethbridge Canada Games Alumni that represented Canada at the 2016 Rio Olympics include Heather Steacy and Zack McAllister.
Participants in the 2017 Canada Summer Games include:
Aaron Hernandez Athlete (Team Alberta Flag Bearer) Athletics Coaldale
Wendy Nelson Coach Swimming Coaldale
Kaleb Muller Athlete Cycling - Mt Bike Cranford
John Evans Athlete Basketball Lethbridge
Chase Florendine Athlete Baseball Lethbridge
Ben Ingvaldson Athlete Athletics Lethbridge
Caleb Kadijk Athlete Basketball Lethbridge
Naomi Leam Athlete Swimming Lethbridge
Madeline Szabo Athlete Athletics Lethbridge
Jaime Thomas Coach Athletics Lethbridge
Noel Vanderzee Athlete Athletics Lethbridge
Dave Waknuk Coach Basketball – Female Lethbridge
Ethan Choi Athlete Golf Pincher Creek
Navarra Houldin Athlete Athletics – Para Pincher Creek
Hunter Graves Athlete Athletics – Para Raymond
Peter Waeckerlin Athlete Wrestling Taber
For more Team Alberta information including results, news, photos & sport schedules visit teamalberta.org and follow on-line at: Facebook.com/TeamAB Twitter @GoTeamAB Instagram @GoTeamAB or visit the Games website canadagames.ca/2017 to catch live streaming throughout the Games.
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Posted July 25, 2017