2012 Games

PEI Results of the Sydney 2012 Canada 55+ Games

PEI participants recently competed in the 55+ Canada Games held in Sydney, NS.  PEI participants came away from the games with several medals

Swimming                     Ken Williams       Gold 50 m freestyle

                                      70 +                      Gold 100 m freestyle

                                                                   Gold 50 m breast stroke

                                                                   Gold 50 m back stroke


                                      Letty Abbot                   Silver 50 m back stroke

                                      70+                       Gold 100 m back stroke

                                                                   Gold 100 m individual medley


                                      Ann Andrews       Silver 50 m breast stroke

                                      70+                       Silver 100 m breast stroke

                                                                   Silver 100 m back stroke

                                                                   Bronze 50 m back stroke


Bowling Individual       Bronze                  55+ Men’s George Chisholm

                                      Bronze                  65+ Ladies’ Connie Hill

                                      Bronze                  65+ Men’s Alfie Wakelin


Curling                          Bronze                  65+ Mixed- Leslie Hardy, Audrey

Callaghan, Walter Callaghan, Kathy Johnson

Bronze                  55+ Men’s- Don Duffenais, Paul Matheson, Jim Evans, Ralph Yeo


Hockey                          Silver                    60+ Men’s, lost 3-2  to Alberta

Frank Morrison, Ken Kelly, Errol Taylor, Jerry MacDonald, James Ceretti, Reggie Blanchard, George Coade, Ron Drake, Gene Power, Gordie Ellis, Howard Ellis, Brian Foley, Jim King, Eugene Rossiter, Dan McCarthy, Wendell Bassett


                                       Bronze                  70+ Men’s, lost 1-0 to Quebec

Larry Coffin, Ev White, Ed Coffin, Preston Coffin, Paul DesRoches, Austin Sanson, Ed Smith, Windsor Arsenault, Bryon Sutcliffe, Marv Frochlich, Lawrence Bragg, Milo Crowe, Roddie Munroe


Cribbage                       Gold                     Phyllis Quinn Cheverie & Wilfred



Bocce                                       Gold                     55+ Doubles- Gloria Clarke & Elaine


Silver                    55+ Doubles- Ernie Stavert & Diane Farquharson

Silver                    55+ Fours- Gloria Clarke, Elaine Hughes, Ernie Stavert, Diane Farquharson


Track & Field                Kevin Farrell        Gold- 400m

                                       65+                       Silver 800m

                                                                    Silver 1500m

                                                                    Silver 3000m


Horseshoes                     Bronze                  Doug MacEachern


Auction 45s                             Silver                    William Nicholson & Fairlie Wallace

PEI finished 6th out of 11th in the overall medal count with 28 total medals. PEI’s best finish ever!        


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