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Alberta Comes Out on Top at the 2014 Canada 55+ Games

Florence Storch received Silver in the Javelin at 101 years of age. Photo taken by volunteer photographer Chuck Tweedy.
Florence Storch received Silver in the Javelin at 101 years of age. Photo taken by volunteer photographer Chuck Tweedy.

Strathcona County hosted the Games this year. Everything just wrapped up on Saturday with the highlight being a Silver medal awarded to Florence Storch (101 years old) from Hanna, Alberta in the Javelin competition.

The Turner Valley Braves battled their way to Bronze in the 55+ Mixed Slo-Pitch.

Congratulations to all the participants in this this year’s Games!

Medal Count:

Province
gold medal
silver medal
bronze medal
Total
AB 144 118 72 334
BC 40 12 9 61
MB 14 20 13 47
NB 0 1 1 2
NS 21 16 18 55
NT 10 3 2 15
NU 0 0 0 0
ON 18 18.5 11 47.5
PE 2 4 5 11
QC 1 1 0 2
SK 53 42 29 124
YT 24 22.5 18 64.5
Photo from volunteer photographer Wendy Meurs.
Photo from volunteer photographer Wendy Meurs.
Photo taken by volunteer photographer Peter Draganiuk.
Photo taken by volunteer photographer Peter Draganiuk.

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