Hazen Meade (centre) was a big winner at the Special Olympics provincial snowshoe championships in Kelowna as were his Campbell River teammates.

Special Olympians rack up the medals at provincial championships

Campbell River Special Olympians attended the Special Olympics BC Provincial championships in Kelowna

Campbell River Special Olympians Hazen Meade, Shelly Morrison, Graham Hanaka, Krista Meldrum, Reese Collins and Paul Aubuchon attended the Special Olympics BC Provincial championships in Kelowna, March 3-6.

Each athlete finished the weekend with a personal best time in a seeding round of a medal round.

The team came home with a total of 12 medals

  • Hazen Meade – 400 meter Gold;  800 meter Gold;  and 1,600 meter Gold.
  • Shelly Morrison – 100 meter Gold;  200 meter Silver; and  400 meter Bronze.
  • Krista Meldrum – 200 meter Bronze.
  • Paul Aubuchon – 800 meter Bronze;  and 1,600 meter Silver.
  • Graham Hanaka – 800 meter Silver.
  • Reese Collins – 400 meter Silver; and 100 meter silver.