North Peace athletes win 13 medals at 55+ B.C. Games

The 2019 55+ B.C. Games were held in Kelowna last week, September 10 to 14. 41 North Peace athletes (Fort St. John, Baldonnel, Hudson's Hope, Taylor, Charlie Lake) attended the games as part of Zone 12. They took home 13 medals. Zone 12, which includes Dawson Creek, Chetwynd, and Tumbler Ridge, won 27 medals overall. 

Carol Pope was the lone member of the group to win gold, for golf, while Philip Rempel (two) and Richard Wood (three) both won multiple medals.

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Here are the North Peace medal winners from the 55+ B.C. Summer Games: 

Rick Ekkel (Fort St. John): Bronze in Archery
Men 55 - 62 3D-Recurve bow without/sight

Philip Rempel (Fort St. John): Bronze in Track and Field
Men 65 - 69 5000 Metres

Philip Rempel (Fort St. John): Bronze in Track and Field
Men 65 - 69 10 Kilometre Road Race

Randy Morrow (Fort St. John): Silver in Golf
Men 60 - 64 Div B 17.1 - 36.4 Index

Walter Wilson (Fort St. John): Bronze in Golf
Men 60 - 64 Div B 17.1 - 36.4 Index

Carol Pope (Fort St. John): Gold in Golf
Women 70 - 74 Div B 24.4 - 40.4 Index

Annette Reeder (Fort St. John): Bronze in Golf
Women 75 - 79 Div A 0 - 24.3 Index

Eira Lucas (Fort St. John): Bronze in Table Tennis
Women 75+ Singles - Competitive

Dorothy Dyer (Fort St. John): Bronze in Table Tennis
Women 75+ Singles - Recreational

Richard Wood (Fort St. John): Silver in Cycling
Men 75 - 79 Time Trial - Competitive

Richard Wood (Fort St. John): Bronze in Cycling
Men 75 - 79 Road Race - Competitive

Richard Wood (Fort St. John): Bronzein Cycling
Men 75 - 79 Hill Climb - Competitive

Ken Huntley (Fort St. John): Silver in Golf
Men 55 - 59 Div A 0 - 17.0 Index

Email sports reporter Dillon Giancola at sports@ahnfsj.ca.

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