As the only B.C. Team to compete and win medals in three different Special Olympics
World Games, the Kelowna Grizzlies have been inducted into the Special Olympics B.C. Hall of Fame.
The Grizzlies won a gold medal in North Carolina in 1999, a silver medal in
Greece in 2011 and a bronze medal in L.A. in 2015.
At a ceremony at the Rotary Centre for the Arts last week, the Kelowna athletes and
coaches from all three World Games were on hand to receive a plaque in recognition of their accomplishments.
The athletes attending the World Games were:
James Blacke, David Scott, Ryan Courtemanche, Dale Ramsden, David Nesbitt, Kevin Polyehoykie, Todd DeVries, Bob West, Erid Bekker, Judy Neufield, Joanne Marshall, Chris Harrington, Richard Gillis, Jonathan MacDonald, Danny Sperling, Kyle Grummett, Jake MacFarlane and Andrew McIntyre.
The coaches are Mary Beres, Lorena Mead, Dennis Richardson and Ian Olive.