Braedon Dolfo returned to Canada with more than he packed for his trip to New Zealand.
The Langley teen won a bronze medals at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics world championships, which came to an end on Saturday in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Dolfo, a student at Langley Secondary and member of the Langley Mustangs Track and Field Club, earned bronze in the high jump with a jump of 1.83m. The height also established a new Canadian record.
He also ran anchor for Canada’s 4×100 relay team, which just missed making the podium, placing fourth.
Dolfo is a visually impaired athlete and is one of the finalists for Sport BC’s disability athlete of the year. The winner will be announced Feb. 24.