Medal count rises for Team NS

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Team Nova Scotia 2018 Special Olympics Canada athletes continue to shine at the Special Olympics Summer Games taking place in Antigonish.

Day 2 results in Athletics/ Swimming/Powerlifting/Soccer and Basketball events are as follows:

Powerlifting
Kevin Thompson
Division M5
Deadlift – 3rd
Bench Press – 3rd
Squat – 3rd
Overall in his class: 3rd

Phil Brown
Division M1
Overall in the class – Gold
Dead Lift – Gold
Bench Press – Gold

Athletics – Standing Long Jump
Tracy MacKinnon – F1 – 3rd Place
Matthew Anderson – M1 -1
Ashley Ward – F2 – 3rd
Carey Clannon – M1 – 3rd

Athletics – 200M
Anthony James – 1st
Ashley Ward – 2nd
Ben Teriau – 1st
Caleigh Fraser – 3rd
Carey Clannon – 3rd
Daniel Hopkins – 2nd
Jennifer MacIntosh – 3rd
Joy MacLachlan – 2nd
Matthew Anderson -1st
Nicole Roberts – 3rd
Noelle Felix – 3rd
Roslyn Samson – 1st
Stacy Saunders – 1st
Zack Morris – 1st

Swimming
100 M Backstroke
Andrew Lowe – 3rd Place

25 M Backstroke
Elizabeth Abler – 1st Place
Amy Caldwell – 3rd
Jessica Stewart – 2nd
Sam Waite – 1st
Brian DiPersio – 1st

50 M Breaststroke
Stephanie Pettipas – 3rd Place

25 Fly
Jessica Gillis – 3rd
200 M Breaststroke
Ashley Wournell – 200M Breaststroke – 3rd place

TEAM SPORTS
Basketball
Team NS (Halifax) vs Team Ontario (Mississauga) – Defeated – 27-24
Team NS (Cobequid) vs Ontario – Arnprior – Defeated 14-11
Team NS (Halifax) vs Team Alberta – Defeated 18-17
Team NS (Cobequid) vs Team Ontario (Mississauga) Defeated – 36-9
Soccer
Team NS vs Ontario – Defeated 7-0
Team NS vs Team Saskatchewan – Defeated 2-0