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Pendrel, Olympic bronze to return to Kamloops on Tuesday

By Chad Klassen
August 22, 2016 - 1:44pm Updated: August 22, 2016 - 4:14pm

KAMLOOPS — As Catharine Pendrel made her way through the Rio De Janerio International Airport, with her newly-earned bronze medal around her neck, she still couldn't quite believe what happened on Saturday, when the Kamloops native won her first Olympic her in mountain biking. 

Canada's Catharine Pendrel competes during the women's mountain bike final at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016
Canada's Catharine Pendrel competes during the women's mountain bike final at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 Image Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Catharine Pendrel wins mountain bike bronze in Rio

By The Canadian Press
August 21, 2016 - 10:35pm

RIO DE JANEIRO — Canada's Catharine Pendrel of Kamloops, B.C., has won an Olympic bronze medal in mountain biking.

The 35-year-old edged teammate Emily Batty for the podium spot.

Batty, from Brooklin, Ont., finished fourth.

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