Teams donate more than 400 running shoes for local kids
Team BC and Team Ontario have joined forces to support the Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg with a donation of more than 400 new and gently used running shoes.
Daily Summary - August 9
Team BC got a taste of home with rain falling for much of the day in Winnipeg. While tennis and canoe kayak were cancelled, Team BC continued play in all other sports with the swimmers tallying another 11 medals in the pool.
Team BC softball had two close and hard fought battles today against Team PEI and Team Manitobal but picked up two more wins to remain undefeated in the tournament.
BC adds 11 more medals in the pool at the 2017 Canada Summer Games
Swimmers won 11 medals on Wednesday: three gold, five silver and three bronze, pushing BC's total to 27 medals after three days of swimming at the 2017 Canada Summer Games
Team BC started team competition in wrestling taking wins in each of three matches for both men and women.
Team BC men's and women's volleyball were in action finishing up round robin play to determine the medal rounds.
The first rainy day of the 2017 Canada Summer Games offered the BC men’s soccer team a chance to claim a 3-1 victory over Nova Scotia.
With typical west coast weather making an appearance in Winnipeg, the Team BC golfers were able to finish the second round of play after significant morning delays.
The women's road race today was wet because of rain but did not stop the top young riders in Canada from competing hard and 15 year old Sarah Van Dam (Victoria) finishing in fourth.
Parents from all over the province have travelled to Winnipeg to join Team BC’s Cheer Squad.