Gale Detta and Jean Lancaste were two medal winners at the BC Seniors Games

Upper Arrow Lake shows well at BC Seniors Games

The Arrow Lakes was well represented at the BC Seniors Games this Aug. 20-24 in Kamloops.

  • Thu Sep 5th, 2013 3:00pm
  • Sports

The Arrow Lakes was well represented at the BC Seniors Games this Aug. 20-24 in Kamloops. Approximately 3,700 men and women from all over the province over the age of 55 took part in competitions of more than 24 sports.

Nakusp’s own Jean Lancaster took gold again this year at the BC Seniors Games in the Women 75-79 10 km road race and 5 km power walk. Husband Ken Lancaster walked away with a silver medal in the Men 80-84 10 km road walk competition, as well as a silver in the Men 80-84 5,000 m power walk.

Gale Detta of Burton took a bronze in the Women 70-74 5 km power walk. Don Currie of Slocan took silver in the Men 75-79 100 m and gold in Men 75-79 400 m, 200 m and 800 m competitions.