Fred Hutchings and Wyne Lundman were double medalists in archery.

Fred Hutchings and Wyne Lundman were double medalists in archery.

Prince Rupert Seniors find gold at BC competition

The West Kootenays hosted the 2011 BC Senior Games from August 16-20, an event that was spread over three communities, and North Coast athletes certainly found success.

The West Kootenays hosted the 2011 BC Senior Games from August 16-20, an event that was spread over three communities, and North Coast athletes certainly found success.

Ray Leonard was a multi-time gold medalist on the track, winning a gold in the 10 kilometre road race and a gold in the 5,000 metres for men 60 to 64.

A pair of three Prince Rupert archers brought home six medals, including four gold. Fred Hutchings won gold in the ARC 3D shoot and the ARC target shoot for men 55 to 59 and Bob Bennett won gold in both those events for men 65 to 69. Wayne Lundman was just behind Hutchings in the same division, taking a silver for men 55 to 59.

In the pool, Dawn Quast brought home a bronze medal in the 50 metre breaststroke, the 400 metre freestyle, the 800 metre freestyle and a silver in the 100 metre breaststroke for women 60-64.