2017 Toronto North American Indigenous Games: Day 3 Wrap Up

The 2017 North American Indigenous Games continue in Toronto today.

Yesterday saw team NWT once again having some success and bringing home some hardware for their effort.

A couple of medals in athletics have been added to the tally, Kayleigh Hunter won silver in 16U shot put, Hannah Courtoreille picked up silver in 16U triple jump, and Cole Clark attained bronze in 19U javelin.

Hannah Courtoreille also picked up a personal best in 100m dash, but it wasn’t enough to medal as she fell just short at 4th.

Five more medals come from rifle shooting, Danika Burke received gold in 16U female prone, and silver in both 3P and overall. Gaius Crook also winning gold in 16U male prone, while Tamara Lafferty picked up bronze in 19U female prone.

In other sports, various athletes qualified for canoe finals in both doubles and solo.

Agnes Cockney and Braiden Charlton move on to the Quarter-Finals in badminton.

With a loss to Ontario, the men’s soccer team will not move on to the playoffs.

Women’s volleyball going 0-3 yesterday, while the men went 1-2.

17U golfer Deanne Whenham is sitting in 1st place with an 11 stroke lead with 90-84 scores after two rounds.

Finally, another tough loss for the men’s basketball team getting throttled by Washington 90-28.

Another day of events is ahead for NWT, their schedule for today is below.
July 20 Schedule

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