Great in the pool: Maskwacis’ Willie Littlechild was spectacular at the Games winning four medals in the 70 and over category – earning silver in the 50m breaststroke, 100m breaststroke and the 100m individual medley along with a bronze in the 50m backstroke. Submitted photo
Golf guru: Ponoka’s Norman Hinkley walked away from the 2019 Alberta 55-plus Summer Games with a bronze medal in the men’s golf 65 and over category. Photo submitted
Medal masters: Several local competitors were among the almost 800 athletes at the 2019 Alberta 55-plus Summer Games in Medicine Hat from July 4 to 7. Shown here are Donna White, who captured silver in the shot put and bronze in the discus, and Josey White of Maskwacis, who won the medal trifecta – gold in the javelin, silver in the discus and bronze in both the shot put and the 50m race. Fourteen different events were part of the Games with some athletes qualifying for the Canada 55-plus Games in Kamloops next August. Photo submitted
Gold-en girl: Susan Prins literally walked off with two individual gold medals in the time predicted walk, in the 2x 400m and 2x 1000m races, and a silver in the ladies relay. Submitted photo
Charles Prins from Ponoka won Silver in 800 m, 1500 m, 3000 m and the shot put. He was also a member of the Gold medal Men’s relay team from Zone 4.
By Jordie Dwyer