On the first day of competition at week two at the Canada Games, several Kings County athletes will compete for Team Nova Scotia.
Para-athletes Ben Brown will compete at 4:50 p.m. ADTin the 400 m wheelchair preliminary, while David Bambrick will compete in shot put at 3:45 p.m. Read more about their hopes for the Games here.
Athletics competitions will get underway, with Chelsea MacMurtery of Hants Border competing in the 100 m Special Olympics Female at 2:50 p.m. and Greenwich’s Tyler Carter-Smith and Lindsey Griffin competing in the 100 m Special Olympics Male at 3:20 p.m. Special Athletes' coach Scott Turnbull is from Berwick.
Women’s basketball gets underway with Team Nova Scotia facing off against PEI at 10 a.m. Playing for Nova Scotia is Horton student Lauren Joudrey, while assistant coaches Beth Detienne and Adam Detienne are from Kentville.
Women’s beach volleyball will get underway at noon, with Nova Scotia facing off against New Brunswick. Playing for Team Nova Scotia is Hillary Monette of New Minas.
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Full schedules, results and statistics are available here.
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