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Vancouver Olympic Club’s Return to Sport

As the Province of British Columbia nears Phase 3, the Vancouver Olympic Club is gearing back up to Return to Sport. Our athletes and families are eagerly waiting to return back to the Track in some form. With this, VOC…

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Coach Besnik wins the 2019 Jane and Gerry Swan Award

Athletics Canada awarded their 2019 Awards on June 8, 2020 and our very own Coach Besnik Mece was the recipient of the Jane and Gerry Swan Award for the Development Coach of the Year. Coach Besnik’s hard work and dedication…

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Vancouver Olympic Club Update re: Covid-19

At the Vancouver Olympic Club, the health and safety of our athletes, coaches, and their families is one of our primary concerns. As per the direction given by the BC provincial health authority, due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, our regular…

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VOC Athletes Excel at Van Ryswyk Indoor Invitational February 29 – March 1, 2020

Six VOC athletes had a successful weekend at the Van Ryswyk Indoor Invitational in Kamloops, BC. The team had top performances and personal best times, coming away with 7 medals. Adria Sellers, had an amazing weekend competing indoors for the…

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VOC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING: March 5, 2020

We will be having our AGM on March 5 at 6:00 pm at the Kerrisdale Community Centre (Room 221).  Parents and athletes are highly encouraged to attend. The AGM is an important opportunity to hear about the club and is…

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VOC Athletes shine at the University of Washington High School Invitational 2020

VOC Athletes had an incredible start to their season this weekend at the University of Washington High School Invitational. Four athletes competed in the 3000m event, achieving top performances and personal best times.  Kendra Lewis ran an incredible race and…

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VOC successfully opened the 2020 Indoor Season

Nine VOC athletes successfully opened the 2020 indoor athletics season at the Harry Jerome Indoor Games at Richmond Olympic Oval on Saturday, February 1st. The Harry Jerome Track Classic, showcased our very own Thomas Ma, who won the 60m Hurdles…

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VOC Distance Athletes completed their X-Country Season at the Canadian National XC Championships

On Saturday, November 30, seven VOC distance runners competed at Canadian National X-Country Championships in Abbotsford, BC. Two of our VOC athletes, Kendra Lewis and Dylan Uhrich, were selected to represent the BC Provincial Youth X-Country team. Kendra Lewis had…

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Vancouver Olympic Club Celebrates 70 years

On Saturday, November 16, 2019, Alumni, Athletes, Community Supporters, and Families, came together at the Marine Drive Golf Club to celebrate the Vancouver Olympic Club’s 70th Anniversary in the sport of Track and Field. Over 125 guests attended with a…

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VOC Athletes Run Well at BC Provincial High School Cross Country Championships

On Saturday, November 2, 2019, seven VOC distance athletes competed in the BC High School Cross Country Championships at Clearbrook Park in Abbotsford, BC. Top results came from Kendra Lewis, who had a solid 5km run in the Senior Girls…

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