Lethbridge Athletes ready to compete at Canada Summer Games


    Sixteen athletes and coaches from Lethbridge and area are joining 438 Team Alberta participants at the 2017 Canada Summer Games, July 28 – August 13, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the very first Games in 1967 in Quebec City. Lethbridge hosted the Canada Winter Games in 1975. Canada Games are the largest national multi-sport event for young athletes, and alternate every two years between summer and winter. Competing athletes are the best in their age group, and represent Canada’s next generation of international athletes. Lethbridge Canada Games Alumni that represented Canada at the 2016 Rio Olympics include Heather Steacy and Zack McAllister.

    Participants in the 2017 Canada Summer Games include:

    Aaron Hernandez        Athlete (Team Alberta Flag Bearer)  Athletics                         Coaldale

    Wendy Nelson            Coach                                           Swimming                        Coaldale

    Kaleb Muller              Athlete                                          Cycling – Mt Bike            Cranford

    John Evans               Athlete                                           Basketball                        Lethbridge

    Chase Florendine      Athlete                                            Baseball                           Lethbridge

    Ben Ingvaldson         Athlete                                           Athletics                          Lethbridge

    Caleb Kadijk             Athlete                                           Basketball                        Lethbridge

    Naomi Leam             Athlete                                           Swimming                        Lethbridge

    Madeline Szabo         Athlete                                           Athletics                          Lethbridge

    Jaime Thomas           Coach                                             Athletics                          Lethbridge

    Noel Vanderzee         Athlete                                           Athletics                          Lethbridge

    Dave Waknuk            Coach                                            Basketball – Female        Lethbridge

    Ethan Choi                Athlete                                           Golf                                  Pincher Creek

    Navarra Houldin         Athlete                                           Athletics – Para               Pincher Creek

    Hunter Graves           Athlete                                           Athletics – Para               Raymond

    Peter Waeckerlin        Athlete                                           Wrestling


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