Langley trio off to World Games next year

Three local athletes will represent Canada at 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles

A trio of Langley athletes are ready to take on the world.

Matthew Williams, Alastair Singh and Josh Low were on the Team Canada roster for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.

The competition will run July 25 to August 2 in Los Angeles.

Williams and Singh are on the basketball team while Low will compete in swimming.

Canada announced its roster on Sept. 16.

Canada is sending a team of 115 athletes, 32 coaches, 11 mission staff, three team managers and one Chef de Mission.

The Games will feature 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches from more than 177 countries.

They will compete in 26 sports over nine days.