Sport Quarterly

Monday, August 19, 2019

Cleve’s Source for Sports Athletes of the Month for August announced

(Halifax, August 19, 2019)- Kai Dwyer is the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Individual Athlete of the Month for August. The 18-year-old gymnast from Fall River recently won gold in the individual trampoline junior category at the Canadian Trampoline Gymnastics Championships. The event hosted over 250 athletes and Kai’s success will allow him to continue his national team status.

 

Gymnast Ellie Black is the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Individual Athlete of the Month for August. The 23-year-old is the first female gymnast to win back-to-back Pan American titles. Ellie won gold in vault, silver on beam and bronze on uneven bars. She also led Team Canada to an all-around silver medal in the team competition. Ellie was named Canada’s flag bearer for the closing ceremonies for her accomplishment of becoming the most decorated gymnast ever at the Pan American Games.

 

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 www.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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