Special Olympians prepare for Nova Scotia

They've made the grade as champions within their zone and in their province, now it's time to see how they stack up against the rest of Canada.

Rythmic gymnasts Michaela Samsonoff, Darcie Muzychka and Danielle Cavenaile are about to find out when they compete for Team BC. at the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games in Antigonish, N.S.

article continues below

The competition from July 31 to Aug. 4 is a qualifying event to select Team Canada for the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi in March 2019.

Dawn Taylor of Prince George will also travel to Antigonish as a swim coach for Team B.C.

The team BC will include 174 athletes with intellectual disabilities, 54 coaches, and 16 mission staff. The athletes qualified last year at the Special Olympics B.C. Summer Games in Kamloops.

Read Related Topics

Comments

NOTE: To post a comment you must have an account with at least one of the following services: Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ You may then login using your account credentials for that service. If you do not already have an account you may register a new profile with Disqus by first clicking the "Post as" button and then the link: "Don't have one? Register a new profile".

The Prince George Citizen welcomes your opinions and comments. We do not allow personal attacks, offensive language or unsubstantiated allegations. We reserve the right to edit comments for length, style, legality and taste and reproduce them in print, electronic or otherwise. Comments that contain external links will not be permitted. For further information, please contact the editor or publisher, or see our Terms and Conditions.

comments powered by Disqus
Sign Up For Our e-Newsletter!

Enough local COVID-19 information POLL

Do you feel the health authorities have provided enough information on what's happening with COVID-19 in the Northern Health region?

or  view results

  • SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL

    Online Shopping & Shipping Available in Prince George & Northern BC areas. Shop Local – Free 30 day returns

Popular Citizen

Community Event Calendar


Find out what's happening in your community and submit your own local events.

Lowest Gas Prices in Prince George
Prince George Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com