Pan Am Games yield medals

Nanaimo's Aaron Rathy earned style points, and more importantly, a silver medal for his country at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico last week.

Another Nanaimo athlete earned style points, and more importantly, a silver medal for his country at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico last week.

Aaron Rathy placed second in his wakeboarding competition Saturday at the Boca Laguna Water Ski Club in Chapala.

On Tuesday, Campbell River’s Mark Hardy, a former member of the Nanaimo Coal Miners, got to celebrate a gold medal as Canada defeated the U.S. 2-1 in the baseball final in Lagos de Morina.

Earlier last week, Lantzville’s Spencer Crowley won two silver medals in rowing.

Nanaimo’s Jennifer Park is the only local still competing at the Games. Her singles bowling competition got underway Wednesday after press time.

Canada is fourth in the medal table behind the U.S., Brazil and Cuba.