Kamloops athletes miss podium on day two, week two at Canada Games

By Earl Seitz
August 9, 2017 - 6:00am

KAMLOOPS — Kamloops athletes missed the podium yesterday in and on the water at the Canada Summer Games.

Cameron Chambers came closest to a medal finish.

After posting the third fastest time in the heats in the Special Olympics 100 freestyle in swimming , Chambers finished fifth in the final, less than a second out of a bronze.

Michael Lanyon from the Kamloops Canoe/Kayak Club and the B.C. K-4 team placed fourth, but more then 10 seconds off the podium.

B.C. sits third in the medal standings with 77, including 34 gold.

Ontario leads with 122 medals followed by Quebec with 82.

Kamloops athlete podiums at Canada Summer Games