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5 Olympic Medals won by BC Games Alumni

Author: BC Games Society/Wednesday, August 8, 2012/Categories: 2012 News, Alumni

5 Olympic Medals won by BC Games Alumni

25 BC Games Alumni competed for Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games and contributed 5 medals to Canada's medal count.

Congratulations to:

Gillian Carleton (2004 BCSG) - Bronze Medal Women's Team Pursuit Track Cycling
Brent Hayden (1998 BCSG) - Bronze Medal 100m Freestyle Swimming
Carol Huyhn (1996 BCSG) - Bronze Medal 48kg Wrestling
Karina LeBlanc (1993/94 BCSG) - Bronze Medal Women's Soccer
Richard Weinberger (2004 BCWG) - Bronze Medal Open Water Swimming

There were many other notable achievements by BC Games alumni at the Olympic Games including:

  • Dylan Armstrong (1996 BCSG) 5th place in Shot Put
  • Cam Levins (2004 BCSG) finished 14th in the 5000m and 11th in the 10,000m
  • Mike Mason (2000 BCSG) 8th place in High Jump
  • Teresa Gabriel and Kim Smith advanced to the quarter finals in Women's Basketball
  • Geoff Kabush (1992 BCSG) finished in 8th place in Men's Mountain Bike

See the full list of alumni and their results from London here.

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