Is­land athletes re­turn with bronze medals at re­cent Acadian Games in N.B.

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

Three Is­land athletes stepped up to the podium at the re­cent Acadian Games in Fred­er­ic­ton, N.B., each bring­ing home a bronze medal.

Joel Gal­lant of Welling­ton earned bronze in the 2,000 me­tres and fin­ished fourth in the 1,200 me­tres, Macken­zie Ham­bly, also of Welling­ton, placed third in shot put.

Mis­couche’s Cameron Mil­li­gan was third in the high jump.

In other re­sults, the mixed un­der-12 mini hand­ball lost 25-22 to Kent of New Brunswick in the bronze medal game and the mixed moun­tain bike team placed fifth.

P.E.I. fin­ished eighth of nine teams on the medal list.

Sud-Est of New Brunswick fin­ished first with 27 gold and 60 over­all medals.

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