Burnaby seniors won nearly one-quarter of the Lower Mainland zone's total medal haul at the Burnaby Games.
Burnaby athletes accumulated a total of 101 medals, including 34 gold at the B.C. Seniors Games in Burnaby last week.
The Lower Mainland's Zone 4 was the overall aggregate winner, garnering 220 gold, 121 silver and 433 total medals, leaving the Fraser South zone in second place with 371 total medals.
Barbara Davies was among the big winners, taking three gold in 60-to-64 women's cycling. Tak Sakamoto also won two cycling medals, while Gino Crema won two silver and a bronze in the men's 70-to-74 age class.
In golf, Jason Ferguson, Harbans Kandola and Duck Hee Choi were handicap winners. Peter Zosiak, Merrill Gordon, Richard Lim, Stephanie Templeton, Debbie Jai, Valerie Kruper, Maxine Rayner and Moira Colbourne also medalled.
Stuart Loranger and Linda Reid won their respective singles snooker events. Shu Yuen Wu and Michael Vommero, in the over-75 men's singles, placed runners-up on the slate table.
Eva Lee won the competitive women's 70-to-74 table tennis singles. Lee also teamed with singles bronze medallist, Sandy Ho, to win doubles and Foon Hon Kong to take third in mixed doubles. Ho teamed with Kim Won to win gold in the mixed doubles.
Alfred Wong also won a pair of competitive table tennis gold in singles and doubles. Wendy Wang was a winner in mixed doubles and a runner-up in doubles.
Also medalling in table tennis were: Clara Lau, Bob Costello, Harold Kulak, Joseph Chiang and Maria Li.
Rod Green won the men's 70-to-74 singles in tennis. Soon Ja Eum, a singles bronze medallist, teamed with Luise Shulz for gold in the women's 60-to-64 doubles. Marilyn Aldworth and Gerry Himmelman also won medals.
Brien Gallagher and Pat Myers won gold medals in archery.
Jim Ball won the men's 65-plus Class B horseshoe pitching.
In mixed duplicate bridge, Leif Pedersen, Po Zay Wong and Kathy Bye won gold in their respective categories.
Jean Gourley and Margaret Govey, and Ralph Kennon and Wendy Thompson all placed second in their respective Flight B and C social bridge categories.
In women's over-60 slopitch, Pat Couch, Bobbi Wallace, Jo-Ann Sheen, Ann MacLeod, Helen Potrebenko, Sue Langdale and Irene Mayoh shared silver medals with the Sparks.
Kathy Law and Val Martinick helped the Heat place third, while Pat Keeley, John Murdocco, Rick Pimlott, Ken Endo, Ron Wilson, Don Vance, Michael McGhee and Eo Kennedy were members of the third-place mixed Saltchuckers slo-pitch team.
Dale Rusnell won a silver medal with the over-70 Old Goats hockey team. Jim Lange picked up a bronze with the over-65 Ancient Mariners.
Curtis O'Donnell, Barry Angus and Moe Fitzgerald helped the Vancouver Centennials to third on the 55-and-over team.
In soccer, Tony Guzzo, Peter Greco, Talic Musaib, Ivan Spadari, Antonio Cusano, Russ KeKec and Brian Shuster helped Columbus to a third-place medal.
Karen Carlberg, Susan Birtwell and Dorene Robertson were in the women's bronze-medalwinning dragon boat team.
Victor Keefer was third in mixed doubles darts. Luigi Pasin and Arnaldo Cendese placed third in men's bocce pairs.
Bonnie Smith also earned a bronze in mixed fours lawn bowling.
FOR THE RECORD
George Sojka was shortchanged a few medals in Wednesday's writeup of the B.C. Seniors Games in the Burnaby NOW.
Sojka won a total of 10 medals, including gold in the men's 60-to-64 400 metres, as well as podium finishes on three Zone 4 relay teams.