A baker’s dozen of Langley Mustangs track and field club members have been selected to compete for the Zone 3 Fraser Valley team at the 2014 BC Summer Games, which run this Thursday to Sunday, July 17-20, in Nanaimo.
Nathan King in the 100m, 200m, and high jump;
Hannah Morrison in the 100m and 200m hurdles;
Lauryn Cheung in kayaking
Caroline Gillespie in pentathlon;
Nathan Gregory in the 100m and 200m hurdles events, as well as in pole vault;
Paul Buckingham in the 2,000m and 1500m steeplechase;
Megan Champoux in the 80m and 200m hurdles events, and in high jump;
Jessica Urban in the 200m;
Tanika Dolfo in the shot put and hammer throw;
Lauren Chandra in pentathlon;
Megan Shane in the 300m; and
Ethan Foster in pentathlon.
The almost 2,500 BC Summer Games athletes are coming from every corner of the province. Competing in 19 sports, the athletes range in age from 11 to 18 (in able-bodied sports).
Athletes with a disability will compete in athletics, equestrian, and swimming.
These athletes will be supported by over 500 coaches and 200 officials, and more than 2,800 volunteers are on board to lend helping hands.