Special Olympians feted at Spirit Square

Three Special Olympians will be honoured in Langley.

A trio of athletes who did their community and Canada proud at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles will be honoured next Thursday, Aug. 13 at Douglas Park Spirit Square.

Swimmer Josh Low and basketball players Alastair Singh and Matthew Williams competed for Canada at the games, with Josh winning a gold medal in the 25-metre backstroke and Alastair and Matthew helping Team Canada’s hoops team make it all the way to the bronze medal game.

The public is invited to join the three athletes along with their families as well as volunteers and supporters of Special Olympics Langley as they celebrate their successes from 7 to 8 p.m. at Spirit Square, 20550 Douglas Crescent.

 

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