Langley’s Ana Paula Godinez (left) won bronze in the 69-kg division. Kevin Bogetti-Smith

Langley’s Ana Paula Godinez (left) won bronze in the 69-kg division. Kevin Bogetti-Smith

Langley athletes help Team BC set new mark

One out of every 10 Team BC medals came courtesy of Langley athletes at Canada Summer Games

Local athletes helped Team BC capture seven gold, three silver and four bronze medals at the Canada Summer Games.

The Games were held July 28 to Aug. 13 in Winnipeg and Team BC finished second in the overall medal count with 146 medals (55 gold, 49 silver and 42 bronze).

The 146 medals were an all-time high at the Games for Team BC.

Ana Paula Godinez led the way for Langley athletes, winning gold in wrestling (female 69-kg) as well as helping win gold in the team division.

Taylor Gillis and Julia Wright were on the women’s softball team which also topped the podium while in the pool, Bailey Herbert won gold in the women’s 200 IM and Joshua Kim was part of the 4×200 men’s freestyle relay team which finished first. Kim also won silver as part of the 4×100 relay.

And Aldergrove’s Megan Champoux won gold in both the women’s 400m hurdles and the 4×400 relay.

Chris Gulka and Sebastian Gulka were part of the silver-medal winning men’s lightweight four rowing team and Tanjot Kahlon won silver as part of Team BC’s male wrestling squad. Kahlon also won bronze in the men’s 120-kg division.

Nikolas Colyn won bronze the men’s 3000m steeplechase while Brodie Hofer and Reid Marriott were part of the bronze-medal winning indoor volleyball team. And Darby Dunn was part of the female beach volleyball which also won bronze.

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Langley’s Ana Paula Godinez won bronze in the 69-kg division. Kevin Bogetti-Smith

Langley’s Ana Paula Godinez won bronze in the 69-kg division. Kevin Bogetti-Smith

Team BC volleyball Brodie Hofer. Kevin Bogetti-Smith Team BC photo

Team BC volleyball Brodie Hofer. Kevin Bogetti-Smith Team BC photo

Langley’s Darby Dunn (left) and partner Quincy Birker teamed up to win bronze in beach volleyball. Kevin Bogetti-Smith

Langley’s Darby Dunn (left) and partner Quincy Birker teamed up to win bronze in beach volleyball. Kevin Bogetti-Smith

Langley’s Sebastian and Christian Gulka (front). Keith Levit Photography

Langley’s Sebastian and Christian Gulka (front). Keith Levit Photography

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