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Local Swimmers Make a Loud Splash

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 @ 11:46 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Special Olympics swimmers from Prince George made a big splash at this weekend’s SOBC-Kelowna Annual Swim meet.

Thirteen local swimmers participated with all of them earning multiple top 3 finishes.

Diana Bramble: 1 first, 1 second, 2 thirds

Carla Caputo: 1 first, 2 seconds, 1 third

Greg Cole: 1 first, 3 seconds, 1 third

David Dunn: 6 firsts

Amanda Glazier: 1 second, 4 thirds

Kelly Hein: 1 first, 1 second, 2 thirds

Amy Louro: 3 seconds, 1 third

Kathleen Mitchell: 5 firsts

Josh Pudney: 2 firsts, 1 second

Sam Russell: 2 firsts, 1 second, 1 third

Mathew Sallenback: 1 first, 2 thirds

Marinka VanHage: 1 first, 2 seconds

Brian Whitfield: 1 first, 4 seconds

“The athletes have been training twice a week since October and their hard work and dedication paid off,” says spokesperson Wilma VanHage.

She adds David Dunn is one of four Special Olympics BC swim athletes that have been chosen to represent BC at the upcoming Western Canada Summer Games in Wood Buffalo, Alberta this August.


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