Special Olympics British Columbia British Columbia

Team BC 2014: Fun Facts

Team BC By the Numbers

275 athletes

70 coaches

14 mission staff

5 external mission staff

11 sports

12 age of youngest Team BC athlete

72 age of oldest Team BC athlete

24 age of youngest Team BC coach

77 age of oldest Team BC coach

40 communities represented by members of Team BC

674 kilometres: the distance the Team BC Smithers contingent will have to fly to get to the Games

489 pounds lost by Team BC athletes in five months of training

10,000 crystals on the Team BC rhythmic gymnastics performance outfits

17 floors in UBC's Gage Towers will be full of Team BC members during the 2014 Games

Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games

24 years since the last National Games in our province

1,700 athletes, coaches, and mission staff at the 2014 Games

1,000 volunteers will help stage the 2014 Games

12 provinces & territories sending teams to B.C.

3 sports being part of the National Games for the first time in 2014 (basketball, bocce, golf)

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Special Olympics Canada 2014 Summer Games
July 8 to 12
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