Island athletes continue medal push at Canada Games


Young athletes from Vancouver Island have played a pivotal role in Team BC’s success at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg.

A few highlights in recent competitions include Courtenay’s Gillian Ellsay capturing gold in the cycling time trial, Jessica Lou of Victoria winning four medals in swimming and Mill Bay’s Tristan Mandur bringing home bronze in men’s golf.

There are many more islanders that have reached the podium during the two week competition. For a full update on Team BC and the rest of the Vancouver Island competitors, visit

Team BC sits third in the overall medal standings.

The Canada Summer Games wrap up Sunday, Aug. 13.



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