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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Cleve’s Source for Sports Athlete of the Month for December announced

(Halifax, January 17, 2019)- Trysten Deveau is the Female Individual Athlete of the Month for December. The 21-year-old karate athlete from Church Point recently competed at the 2018 North American Cup where she won bronze in the Individual Female Kumite -55kg. The competition took place at the start of December in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Deveau’s success at this event qualified her for the 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru.

The December Male Individual Athlete of the Month goes to 22-year-old Ryan O’Neil. The Halifax karate athlete won bronze in the Individual Male Kumite -67kg at the 2018 North American Cup last month. O’Neil’s performance earned him a spot at the 2019 Pan Am Games in Peru next summer.    

The Athlete of the Month program is administered by Sport Nova Scotia, whose members are eligible to nominate athletes for the awards. A membership committee selects the award recipients for five possible categories: Male Individual Athlete, Female Individual Athlete, Male Team Athlete, Female Team Athlete, and Team. For more information about the awards, please visit sportnovascotia.ca. 

Sport Nova Scotia is a voice for amateur sport that promotes the benefits of health, personal development and achievement of all participants. Sport Nova Scotia is a non-profit, non-government organization representing approximately 60 provincial sport organizations and more than 160,000-member Nova Scotians.

 

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For more information or to request athlete photos, please contact:

Kate Trask
Communications Coordinator, Sport Nova Scotia
ktrask@sportnovascotia.ca
902-292-0037


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