Comox Valley athletes on podium at BC Summer Games

Local talent boosts Zone 6 (Vancouver Island-Central Coast) to second place overall

COMOX VALLEY ATHLETES returned home from the BC Summer Games witch an impressive collection of medals.

COMOX VALLEY ATHLETES returned home from the BC Summer Games witch an impressive collection of medals.

Comox Valley athletes helped boost Zone 6 (Vancouver Island-Central Coast) to a second-place finish at the 2014 BC Summer Games, which ran July 17-20 in Nanaimo.

Zone 6 finished with 183 medals (75 gold, 56 silver, 52 bronze), second only to Zone 3 (Fraser Valley) who amassed 207 medals (79 gold, 72 silver, 56 bronze). Zone 5 (Vancouver-Squamish) was third with 125 medals (41 gold, 42 silver, 42 bronze).

Local results (from the Games website


Athletics – Daniel Beaule 1st 4x400m relay, 6th 300m. Camryn Curts 2nd javelin. Elizabeth Gummer 2nd 4x400m relay, 7th 200m, 4th high jump.

Sailing – Max Brown 6th 420. Nigel Fletcher 8th Laser Radial. Rowan Fletcher 6th 420. Samuel Gregson 8th Laser Radial. Anja Leilermosser 4th Boys/Girls Optimist Blue Fleet.

Soccer Boys – Corban Collett, Tyler Griffith, Luke Yeo 6th.

Soccer Girls – Melanie Royer n/a.

Swimming – Amelia Elder 6th 500m free, 8th 200m free, 3rd 1500m free. Gabrielle Wolfe 4th 200m IM, 8th 400m free, 2nd 400m IM, 7th 200m butterfly, 2nd 800m free.

Triathlon – Anton Cecic 11th triathlon, 11th duathlon, 10 aquathlon, 10th super sprint triathlon.

Volleyball Boys – Max Brown, Nigel Fletcher, Rowan Fletcher 2nd.


Athletics –  Torin Halvorson 9th 1200m, 3rd 2000m, 2nd 1500m steeplechase.

Baseball – Nate Doleman 3rd (with Bruce Biro of Bowser on the team). Thomas Green 6th Vancouver Island-Central Coast-2.

Golf – Lauren Yanick 4th zone team, 20th individual. (Megan Ratcliffe of Bowser 4th zone team, 9th individual).

Inline Hockey – Caleb Dolman 4th.

Lacrosse Box – Ryan Beauchamp n/a. Levi Hofmann n/a. Jacob Nottebrock n/a.

Rugby Girls – Georgia Bellamy, Madi Gold, Lauren Sergeant 1st

Sailing – Nate Bell 7th Laser Radial.

Soccer Boys – Joshua Southen 6th.

Soccer Girls – Molly Keyes n/a.

Volleyball Boys – Nate Bell 2nd.

Wrestling – Claudie DeMuylder 3rd 64kg, 1st zone team.


Athletics Special Olympics – Jake Hooper n/a.


Soccer Boys – Cameron Bell 6th.


Athletics – Peter Gledhill 7th 800m, 4th 1200m.


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