The 2019 Western Canada Summer Games took place August 9th-18th in Swift Current, Saskatchewan. The 10-day competition featured approximately 1,700 top young athletes, coaches, officials and mission staff from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut. Team Alberta delivered strong performances in many of the 16 sports and athletes from Lethbridge and area contributed to this success.
Team Alberta captured 129 gold, 92 silver and 78 bronze medals at the Games. Team Alberta also placed first for medal standings and game points. 17 participants from Lethbridge and area contributed to this hardware collection with 6 gold, 3 silver, and 7 bronze medals!
Congratulations to Team Alberta and the Lethbridge and area participants for their spectacular performances at the Western Canada Summer Games! The Lethbridge Sport Council is proud of the efforts, sportsmanship, and performances of Lethbridge and area athletes and coaches. We are excited to see what these athletes and coaches accomplish next. Best of luck in future competitions.
Lethbridge and Area Results:
- Andreas Troschke - Gold in Hamer Throw and 7th in Shotput
- Brayden Klippenstein - Silver in Hammer Throw and 6thin Shotput
- Noel Vanderzee - Silver in High Jump and 7thin Triple Jump
- Jaime Thomas - Coach
- Ryan Evans - Gold
- Dray Walburger - Gold
- Boston Harker (Raymond) – Gold
- Dray Walburger (Cardston) - Bronze
- Finley Lothian - 8th1500m, 9th50m Back, 11th200m, 14th50m Fly, 14th200m Breast, Open Water - Bronze 4x100 Medley Mixed Relay, 4th4x100m Relay
- Makena Wood - Bronze 50m Breast, 4th4x100m Medley Relay, 5th100m Breast, 13th50m Free, 14th400m Free, 15th100m Back
- Naomi Leam - Special Olympics - Bronze 50m Breast, Bronze 100m Back, Bronze 50m Fly, 4th50m Back, 4th100m Free, 4th50m Free
- Wendy Nelson - Coach
- Mathias Gelber (Pincher Creek) – 9thIndividual Sprint
- Reese Ferguson - Gold Team Event, Bronze 47 kg Female
- Brantley Saar - Gold Team Event, Gold 69 kg Male
For the full medal standings, individual and team results, please visit the Team Alberta page on the Alberta Sport Connectiontion website.
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Posted August 19, 2019