Delta athletes turned in some outstanding performances at last weekend's B.C. Summer Games in Surrey.
The multi-sport event, which takes place every two years, featured over 2300 athletes from across the province competing at 20 sports venues. With an average age of 14, the B.C. Games are a training ground for the best up-andcoming athletes in the province. Twenty-five members of Canada's 2012 Summer Olympics team are B.C Games alumni. The 2014 B.C. Summer Games will take place in Nanaimo.
One of the biggest medal hauls for local athletes was close to home as the rowing events were hosted by the Delta Deas Rowing Club on the Deas Slough. Ty Yamamoto and Miranda Prekaski took advantage of the familiar waters to collectively win 11 medals.
Elsewhere, Michael Milic was a force in the triathlon events, winning three gold medals. Delta athletes and coaches also had key roles in Fraser River Delta baseball and lacrosse teams winning bronze medals.
Here's a rundown of the Delta medal winners as provided by the B.C. Summer Games.
Chitraj Dosanjh (gold medal - boys shot put; bronze medal - boys discus). Shayla Phipps (silver medal girls 4x100 relay).
Bronze medal - Fraser River Delta: Logan Newman, Makenzie Marquis, Dayton Wilson, Saylor Gray, Max Williams, Isaac Embree, Marc Ashford, Joel Bourque.
Bronze medal - Fraser River Delta: Jack Berry, Ryan Marquardt, Luke Oliver, Samuel Orlick, Shawn Richardson, Jeffrey Richardson, Jarrett Sagert, Mitch Winter, Tim Winter.
Bronze medal - Fraser River Delta: Ryan Jones, Riley Phillips, Brad Phillips, Trevor Snow, Riley Taylor, Ryan Walters.
Ty Yamamoto (silver medal - boys doubles time trial; bronze medal - boys/girls quad; bronze medal - boys doubles double elimination; silver medal - boys doubles skills; silver medal - boys/girls quads double skills; silver medal - boys girls quads skills). Miranda Prekaski (gold medal - girls doubles skills; bronze medal - girls doubles time trial; bronze medal - boys/girls quad; silver medal - boys/girls quads double skills; silver medal - boys girls quads skills). Eric Fraser (bronze medal - boys/girls quad; silver medal - boys/girls quads double skills; silver medal - boys girls quads skills).
Michael Milic (gold medal - boys triathlon; gold medal - boys duathlon; gold medal - boys aquathlon.
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