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BC Athletes Shine at Commonwealth Games

BC Athletes Shine at Commonwealth Games

BC athletes had a historic run at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia. The Canadian women’s artistic gymnastics team, which included BC-born athletes Shallon Olsen (Omega) and Brittany Rogers, took home the gold medal in the team event for the first time in 28 years.

The Canadian men’s artistic gymnastics team, which included BC athletes Scott Morgan (Flicka) and Zachary Clay (Twisters), won the silver medal in the team event, just 10 points behind the gold medalists from England.

Individually, BC athletes picked up 6 apparatus medals in total:

  • Women’s vault – Gold (Shallon Olsen)
  • Women’s uneven bars – Silver (Brittany Rogers)
  • Women’s floor – Bronze (Shallon Olsen)
  • Men’s pommel horse – Bronze (Zach Clay)
  • Men’s floor – Silver (Scott Morgan)
  • Men’s rings – Bronze (Scott Morgan)

Gymnastics BC athletes continue to excel on the international stage. To learn more about their successes at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, visit gymcan.org.

 





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