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Elk Valley athletes competed at BC Winter Games

The B.C. Winter Games were held in Mission, B.C. on February 20 to 23 with a number of Elk Valley athletes competing.

The Fernie judo team athletes came in seventh. Liam Teetzal placed first in the under 73 kg men's category. Daniel McKae placed seventh in the under 55 kg and Anthony Milligan placed ninth in the under 66 kg category.

On Feb 21, men's alpine skiing was held at Hemlock with Devin Mittertreiner placing first in men's slalom and Owen Pollack finishing eighth.

Charlize Street placed ninth in the giant slalom.

Maelle Weber came in eighteenth for cross country skiing in the individual sprint midget girls.

In figure skating, Emma Nieuwesteeg placed sixth in the juvenile ladies and Anna Koltai placed fifteenth in the pre-novice ladies.

The Kootenay female U16 hockey team with Elkford's Kelli Klein placed seventh.

The B.C. Winter and Summer Games are the province's biennial celebration of sport and community. Since the first games in 1978, 38 communities have hosted the competition, over 350,00 athletes and volunteers have been involved, and thousands more have come out to watch as spectators and supporters.

The Winter and Summer Games unite B.C.'s emerging high performance athletes, trained coaches, and certified officials for four days. They can serve as a stepping stone towards higher level sport competitions, as well as a valuable learning and developmental experience for young athletes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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