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Prince Rupert seniors bring back 15 medals from Senior Games

Seniors from Prince Rupert took to sport venues in Burnaby last week for the 2012 BC Senior Games, and came back with a haul of 15 medals.

Seniors from Prince Rupert took to sport venues around Burnaby last week for the 2012 BC Senior Games, and came back with a haul of 15 medals.

Seven of those medals came in the poo with Don Davies bringing home three gold medals – including the men’s 55-59 200 metre freestyle, the 55-59 400 metre frestyle and the 55-59 800 metre freestyle – and one silver medal in the 55-59 100 metre freestyle. Just behind Don in the medal count was Andrea Anderson, who captured silver in the 65-69 100 metre freestyle and bronze in the 65-69 400 metre and 800 metre freestyle.

The other individual medals came on the archery range, with Fred Hutchings winning gold and Jim Martin taking silver in men’s 55-59 long w/o sights and finger, Debbie Glover winning gold in the 60-64 recurve w/o sight and finger, Wayne Lundman winning silver in the mens 60-64 long w/o sight and finger and Bob Bennett winning silver in the men’s 65-69 long w/o sight and finger.

Three teams from the northwest with Prince Rupert participants also brought home medals. The team of Lloyd Striker and Henriette Gagnon won gold in the Men and Women 55+ pairs whist; the team of Sharon Paavola, Tero Paavola, Selma Stardring and Ann Whittles won bronze in the Men and Women 55+ team of four – “B” Team floor curling; and the team of Frank Jackson, Harvey Calder, David Ridsdal and Myrna S. won bronze in the Men and Women 55+ 1 team of four carpet bowling.

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