These Mississauga Athletes Will Compete In The Canada Winter Games
Team Ontario will have some sizeable Mississauga representation in this year’s 2019 Canada Winter Games.
Set to commence today (Feb. 15) until March 3, 2019, The 27th Canada Winter Games held in Red Deer and central Alberta will be the largest yet, with over featuring 19 sports, over 150 events, and a major arts and cultural festival.
Thirteen athletes from Mississauga will be participating in a wide variety of sports such as Badminton, Hockey, and Squash.
Three athletes will be representing Mississauga in Gymnastics, including David Johnston, Dorian Doan, and Hope Moxam.
There will also be two Mississauga participants lending their support from the outside, with Richard Towler and Jessica Turi coaching Archery and Hockey, respectively.
This year’s Canada Winter Games will welcome over 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches, in addition to more than 20,000 visitors, and are a key event in the development of Ontario’s up-and-coming athletes. Athletes are given the opportunity to compete in a multi-sport atmosphere to prepare them as the next generation of international competitors.
Team Ontario is supported by the Ontario government through its Games Ontario program, which delivers or supports multi-sport events.
More information on athletes and other participants involved in this year’s games can be found here.
Best of luck, Mississauga!
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