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Summer Games choose 21 sports

Athletes from Nanaimo – and from across the rest of the province – will get to go for gold in 21 different sports.

The B.C. Games Society announced this week the 21 sports that will be contested as part of the B.C. Summer Games in Nanaimo in 2014.

Youths will compete in baseball, basketball, beach volleyball, canoe and kayak racing, equestrian, field lacrosse, golf, lacrosse, roller hockey, rowing, rugby, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming, synchronized swimming, track and field, towed water sports, triathlon, volleyball and wrestling. Athletes with a disability will be participating in equestrian, swimming and track and field.

As many as 2,900 athletes, 590 coaches and 400 officials will gather in Nanaimo from July 17-20, 2014 for the Games.

For information on the age divisions and qualification process, please visit www.bcgames.org.

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