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Langley athletes find podium at BC Winter Games

Connor Meeks receives one of his three medals he won at the B.C. Winter Games in Vernon. -
Connor Meeks receives one of his three medals he won at the B.C. Winter Games in Vernon.
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Langley athletes came through at the B.C. Winter Games over the weekend in Vernon, winning seven gold, two silver and three bronze medals.

Speedskater Connor Meeks won three gold medals, taking top spot in the 200m and 400m events — and setting new B.C. Winter Games records in the process. He also helped the Fraser Valley team win gold in the relay event.

Nicholas Meister was part of the gold medal winning curling team, while Jonathan Osers and Cameron Jarvis helped the Fraser Valley win gold in men’s gymnastics and Madisen Whelband helped the female team also take top spot. Whelband also won individual gold in her category in the floor exercise and silver in the all-around category.

And Sarah Beattie was an assistant coach on the female hockey team which won gold, while Carol Worsfold was the team manager.  Aldergrove's Sarah Potomak was a player on the squad.

In ringette, Rachel Gauthier, Alexandria Venier, Samantha Krenus, Sarah MacDonald and Tiana Ollive won silver in ringette.

And in karate, Mohammed Fadaie won bronze in the male team kumite division. He was also part of the bronze-medal winning team, along with Brendan Koga, in the male team kata category.

Team Fraser Valley won the gold medal in ice hockey at the B.C. Winter Games in Vernon. The squad featured Sarah Potomak (player), Sarah Beattie (assistant coach) and Carol Worsfold (manager).

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