Team Alberta’s 4X200 metre relay swim team won bronze during the opening day of the 2022 Canada Summer Games. (Photo by Team Alberta)

Team Alberta’s 4X200 metre relay swim team won bronze during the opening day of the 2022 Canada Summer Games. (Photo by Team Alberta)

Central Albertans medal on day 1 of Canada Summer Games

Team Alberta earns four medals to kick off event

Central Alberta showed well to kick off the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ont.

As a whole, Alberta picked up four medals on Day 1 Sunday, with Sylvan Lake’s Abbi Bahler helping win bronze in the pool in the 4X200 metre freestyle relay. On the men’s side, Cooper Waddle of Red Deer also helped Alberta win bronze in the 4×200 metre relay. Both swimmers are members of the Red Deer Catalina Swim Club.

Alberta also won a silver medal in the women’s freestyle para event thanks to Sherwood Park’s Breanna White and won gold in the men’s freestyle para event from St. Albert’s Reid Maxwell.

The Games will take place over the next two weeks.

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Team Alberta women’s 4X200 metre relay swim team who won bronze of opening day of the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara. (Photo by Team Alberta)

Team Alberta women’s 4X200 metre relay swim team who won bronze of opening day of the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara. (Photo by Team Alberta)