Women’s Beach takes gold, Basketball silver, Baseball bronze; Athletics and Rowing add to tally

What a day for Alberta athletes competing in Winnipeg, MB at the 2017 Canada Summer Games. Alberta added 17 medals to its tally, thanks to a 10-medal day in Athletics and a 4-medal performance in Rowing.

The last day of week 1 competition also featured medal matches for most team sports. The women’s beach volleyball team earned the gold medal by defeating Ontario, while the men’s basketball team won silver. The baseball team ended their tournament with a powerful offense to take home the bronze medal.

After a week full of great accomplishments, Team Alberta currently sits in fourth place in the medal standings with 35 medals (6 gold, 13 silver, 16 bronze).

In the first of two competition weeks, Alberta won medals in diving, rowing, athletics, cycling, volleyball, baseball, and basketball.