Five BC Games and Team BC alumni contributed to Canada's record setting medal haul at the Rio Olympic Games.
When the Olympic Games get underway in Rio there will be 37 Team Canada athletes who will remember that their journey began with the BC Games and Team BC.
B.C.’s Unique Athlete Pathway Creates Inspiring Role Models
There are 142 athletes, 45% of the national team, with a connection to B.C. on the Canadian Olympic team heading to Rio. This is the largest percentage of national team athletes with an affiliation to B.C. in recent history.
16 outstanding youth leaders were recognized with a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 BC Summer Games in Abbotsford.