Creston participants earn medals at BC Seniors Games

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Bob Ewashen and Anne Graves (left) earned silver medals in the mixed doubles division of tennis at the BC Seniors Games

Six Creston seniors earned medals at the BC Seniors Games, which were held Aug. 16-20 in Nelson, Castlegar and Trail.

Alex Nilsson took part in the track and field events, earning 11 medals, three gold, seven silver and one bronze.

In golf, Derek Larsen earned a gold medal in golf, while Yvonne Larsen earned bronze.

Ani McDowell, Anne Graves and Bob Ewashen earned silver medals in tennis, with McDowell participating in women’s singles, and Graves and Ewashen playing mixed doubles.

Zone 7 (East Kootenay) had 123 members attending, and earned 63 medals. These were the 24th annual BC Seniors Games, which had 3,200 B.C. seniors 55 and over participating in 27 events.


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