These Brampton Athletes Will Compete In The Canada Winter Games
Team Ontario will have some Brampton representation in this year’s 2019 Canada Winter Games.
Set to commence today (Feb. 15) until March 3, 2019, The 27th Canada Winter Games held in Red Deer and central Alberta will be the largest yet, with over featuring 19 sports, over 150 events, and a major arts and cultural festival.
Three athletes from Brampton will be participating, with Rory McDonald, Ryan Conklin-Bric, and Manni Hothi competing in Cross Country Skiing, Judo, and Wheelchair Basketball respectively.
There will also be three Brampton participants lending their support from the outside.
Brian Stittle will lend Technical Support in Hockey, Manager Heather West will be involved in Judo, and Coach Kathy Wig will participating in Wheelchair Basketball.
This year’s Canada Winter Games will welcome over 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches, in addition to more than 20,000 visitors, and are a key event in the development of Ontario’s up-and-coming athletes. Athletes are given the opportunity to compete in a multi-sport atmosphere to prepare them as the next generation of international competitors.
Team Ontario is supported by the Ontario government through its Games Ontario program, which delivers or supports multi-sport events.
More information on athletes and other participants involved in this year’s games can be found here.
Best of luck, Brampton!