BC Wheelchair Sports is pleased to announce the athletes selected to the 2019 BC Provincial and Development Wheelchair Athletics teams.
The selected athletes will represent British Columbia at the 2019 Canadian Track and Field Championships July 25-28 in Montreal, Quebec.
Paralympian Tristan Smyth (Maple Ridge) brings plenty of experience to the racing team, while seated throwers Dakoda Darling (Coquitlam) and Eddy Solla (Vancouver) are returning medalists from last year's Canadian Track and Field Championships in Ottawa.
Navvara Houldin (Victoria) is a new addition to the BC Development Team and will be competing in her first Canadian Championships in Montreal.
The complete team is listed below:
BC Provincial Wheelchair Athletics Team
Eddy Solla (Vancouver) - Seated Throws
Dakoda Darling (Coquitlam) - Seated Throws
Jessye Brockway (Victoria) - Seated Throws
Balraj Zimich (Richmond) - Wheelchair Racing
Tristan Smyth (Maple Ridge) - Wheelchair Racing
BC Development Wheelchair Athletics Team
Darryl Yuen (Vancouver) - Seated Throws
Navarra Houldin (Victoria) - Wheelchair Racing
Provincial Seated Throws Coach- Ana Karanovic
Provincial Wheelchair Racing Coach - James Hustevedt
If you're interested in learning more about Wheelchair Athletics, please contact Program Coordinator and Seated Throws Coach Ana Karanovic by emailing [email protected]