Saskatoon, SK | September 17th, 2019
British Columbia’s Cary Manns and Gigi Chan have claimed gold at the 2019 Canadian Mixed Pairs Championships. After going 7-2 in the round robin, the British Columbia duo took down Alberta’s Keith Wylie and Jan Robinson in the final to claim gold.
From September 13-17, ten teams of two, representing eight provinces across Canada, competed for a National title at the Nutana Lawn Bowling Club in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. At the end of the round robin, Alberta sat atop the leaderboard with a record of 8-1, while Ontario-A and British Columbia were tied at 7-2. In the tie-breaker match, Manns and Chan narrowly escaped with a victory, 18-17. In the final, it was another nail-biter with Manns and Chan coming away with a 15-14 victory.
In the bronze medal match, Ontario-A’s Robert Steffen and Sharon Paxton rebounded from their tiebreaker loss to claim bronze over Manitoba’s Tim Lane and Kathy Foley by a score of 23-7.
For standings and results: https://www.bowlscanada.com/en/championship/2019champ_mixed.html
For more information, please contact:
Matthew Nafe, Operations & Communications Coordinator, Bowls Canada Boulingrin
About Bowls Canada Boulingrin
Bowls Canada Boulingrin (BCB) is the governing body responsible for lawn bowls in Canada. The BCB mission is to advance the sport of bowls in Canada. For more details on Bowls Canada Boulingrin and the sport of lawn bowls, visit www.bowlscanada.com.
About the 2019 Canadian Mixed Pairs Championships
The 2019 Canadian Mixed Pairs Championships will be held at the Nutana Lawn Bowling Club in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from September 13-17, 2019. This five-day competition features ten teams of two competing for a national title.