Five VOC athletes earned spots on the Summer Games team for our zone in athletics (Zone 5 encompasses the districts from Vancouver through to Pemberton). Our BC Summer Games VOC athletes were: Ben Wang for the 100m and 300m sprints, Kyle Jang for the 100m 200m and 4x100m relay, Anastas Eliopoulos for the 100m hurdles, 200m hurdles, 100m sprint and 4x100m relay, Cassidy Gee for the pentathlon and Thomas Nobbs for the 800m, 1200m and the 1500m steeplechase.
Our VOC athletes worked hard, learned a lot and brought home medals with silver in the men’s 4x100m relay, gold in the 200m hurdles, gold in the 100m sprint, gold in the 800m, gold in the 1200m and gold in the 1500m steeplechase.
Our athletes had great success at the games and had a wonderful time competing and meeting and making new friends with athletes from all over the province. They wish it could have gone on forever!