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Local athletes honoured by Premier

Eight Victoria residents were among 80 athletes to receive special recognition from Premier Gordon Campbell as part of the 2007 Premier’s Athletic Awards.

They included Fraser McKean (diving), Gary Reed (athletics), Josh Howatson (volleyball) Kirsten Sweetland (triathlon), Liana Bugslag (diving), Lindsay Jennerich (rowing), Monica Kwan (fencing) and Soctt Dagnall (triathlon). A commemorative plaque featuring each athlete’s photograph and achievements will be displayed at the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame and Museum for one year.

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