On the last day of the triathlon competition Team BC continued their dominance and won their sixth medal of the Canada Summer Games. Hannah Henry (Victoria), Brock Hoel (West Kelowna), Desirae Ridenour (Cowichan Bay), and Michael Milic (Delta) combined in the mixed relay for the
gold medal. It was a competitive race and Team BC were neck and neck with Team Quebec on the second lap but, then managed to increase the lead and never looked back.
Throughout the Canada Games, the triathletes earned four golds and two silvers for Team BC. Desirae Ridenour goes home a triple gold medalist wining the individual, womens' relay and mixed relay events.
RIDENOUR, Desirae (Cowichan Bay)
On how felt to win gold today
"Pretty amazing. I'm just happy all of Team BC was able to collect some medals, so it's pretty nice."
On the final race of the Games
"It was pretty hard and tiring but everyone's feeling that way, so you just have to stay positive and keep the momentum rolling."