Local athletes headed to BC Winter Games

Dozens of athletes, coaches and officials from the Tri-Cities will be among 1,500 participants from across British Columbia competing at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John, Feb 20 to 23.

The event features 15 different sports, including competitions for Special Olympics athletes as well as those with disabilities. The average age of competitors is 14-years-old.

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They are being supported by more than 1,600 volunteers.

Local athletes participating in the Games include:


  • Megan Springer, archery
  • Amav Bhattacharya, badminton
  • Amanda Chan, badminton
  • Joy Liu, badminton
  • Julia Pang, badminton
  • Tymmond Thai, badminton
  • Huimeng Wang, badminton
  • Isabel Zhao, badminton
  • Nicholas Kontanist, biathlon
  • Evan Maxwell Fenton, curling
  • Alexis Nguyen, curling
  • Sydney Phillip, curling
  • Karina Andrada, diving
  • Katie Lougheed, diving
  • Naju Osaki, figure skating
  • Chloe Xu, figure skating
  • Nya Chung, gymnastics
  • Tama Juk, gymnastics
  • Zoe Lorz, gymnastics
  • Mattea Martires, gymnastics
  • Vaness Wilson, gymnastics
  • Anson Chiu, karate
  • Kensington Wong, rhythmic gymnastics
  • Jacey Chen, ringette
  • Hailey Dedes, ringette
  • Rhyan Holmes, ringette
  • Jayden Kent, ringette
  • Saylor Kuefler, ringette
  • Eryk Niwinski, ringette
  • Kayla Pidherny, ringette
  • Georgia Stevenson, ringette
  • Kylee White, ringette
  • Nicholas Cioata, alpine skiing
  • Eunice Ding, speed skating
  • Caroline Dong, speed skating
  • Alex Duan, speed skating
  • Emily Marchand, speed skating
  • Chassetty Berkowski, Special Olympics speed skating
  • Johnathan Berkowski, Special Olympics speed skating
  • Sean Casey, Special Olympics speed skating

Port Coquitlam

  • Adam Michael Fenton, curling
  • Clarissa Aumann, figure skating
  • Sofia Crespan, gymnastics
  • Sanvi Parikh, gymnastics
  • Ryan Antosh, judo
  • Isabelle Beech, ringette
  • Jaeda Cameron, ringette
  • Kiera Deck, ringette
  • Jadyn Lang-Boucher, ringette
  • Cara MacGregor, speed skating
  • Bradley Laforce, Special Olympics speed skating

Port Moody

  • Elle Von Richter, archery
  • William Ikari, judo
  • Madison Doucette, ringette
  • Niamh Hurley, ringette
  • Lola Langtry, ringette
  • Andrew Pougatch, alpine skiing

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