On July 26, the Pan Am Games came to a close. In the midst of Kanye West’s onstage meltdown, Instagram worthy fireworks displays and Team Canada’s record-shattering 217 medals, the UBC Thunderbirds did not go unnoticed. Between alumni and current and future UBC athletes, the ‘Birds earned themselves six gold, 19 silver and 13 bronze medals for a total of 38 medals between 32 athletes.
The following athletes won medals with their respective teams last week:
Emily Overholt: gold in 400m freestyle, silver in 200m freestyle and bronze in 4x200 freestyle relay.
Yuri Kisil: silver in 4x100 freestyle relay, bronze in 4x100 medley relay, bronze in 4x200 freestyle relay
Luke Reilly: silver in 400m IM.
Stefan Milosevic: silver in 4x100 freestyle relay, bronze in 4x200 freestyle relay
Coleman Allen: bronze in 4x100 medley relay & 4x200 freestyle relay
Martha McCabe: silver in 200m breaststroke
Tera Van Beilen : silver in 4x100 medley relay
Erika Seltenenreich-Hodgson: bronze in 4x200 freestyle relay
Track and Field
Liz Gleadle: gold in Javelin
Evan Dunfee : gold in the 20km race walk
Inaki Gomez: silver in the 20km race walk
Mike Mason: silver in high jump
Jeff Francis: gold
Amanda Asay: silver
Claire Eccles: silver
Harry Jones: gold
Maxwell Lattimer: gold
Men’s Hockey, silver
Women’s Hockey, bronze