Special Olympians Ready to Compete
Prince George, B.C. – In less than two weeks, the B.C. Special Olympics Summer Games will be underway in Kamloops, and the team from Prince George is eager to compete.Twenty four athletes from Prince George will be competing in 10 pin bowling, athletics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Aquatics, Golf, Power lifting, and soccer.
The athletes have been training at least three times a week for the past nine months and have qualified for the BC Summer Games by competing in regional meets in 2016.
The team from Prince George will be among 1600 athletes from rhrought BC taking part in the Provincial games.
They are hoping their performances in Kamloops on the 7th and 8th of July, will qualify them for the 2018 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games, which are taking place in Antigonish Nova Scotia.
From there, qualifying competitors can move on to the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi.