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AT THE GAMES – Team Yukon, including flag bearer Mara Roldan (standing, centre) at the opening ceremonies of the 2022 Niagara Canada Summer Games Aug. 6 in St. Catharines, Ont. Photo courtesy of SARAH LEWIS PHOTGRAPHY

Team Yukon quest for gold begins at 2022 Niagara Canada Summer Games

Team Yukon quest for gold begins at 2022 Niagara Canada Summer Games

By Morris Prokop on August 8, 2022

Yukon’s quest for gold has begun at the 2022 Niagara Canada Summer Games.

The female basketball team fell to New Brunswick 131-29 today.

The male basketball team was in tough as well against Alberta today, and were losing 86-29 at halftime.

The male beach volleyball team lost 2 games to 0 to P.E.I. today.

The female beach volleyball team is playing Nunavut this afternoon.

The female mountain bike competition, featuring Team Yukon flag bearer Mara Roldan and her sister Mathilde, took place today. Neither Roldan finished the race, with Mathilde being pulled and Mara listed as DNF.

Jonah McConnell is racing in the male Mountain Bike competition today.

And the male soccer team kicks off their CSG tourney with a battle against Nova Scotia today at 4:30 pm Yukon time.

In individual sports, Casey Delaurier of Whitehorse finished in fifth place in the Female 100 Metre Freestyle in a time of 1:10:80.

Celine Brown of Whitehorse finished eighth in a time of 1:17:01.

In the Male 100 Metre Freestyle, Reese Jackson finished first in 1:01:15. Liam Gishler was third in 1:06:35, followed by Hugh Stoops in fourth at 1:08:37. William Sugden finished sixth in 1:13:82. All four male swimmers are from Whitehorse.

The finals for both 100 Metre Freestyle races go tonight.

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Doris Dreyer on Aug 10, 2022 at 6:04 am

I am sorry, but the swim results you reported are wrong.

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