A pair of medals at the Canada Summer Games for two Swift Current wrestlers.
Aleah Nickel shut out Erin Rainville of Quebec (5-0) in the semi final of the women's 56kg division, before losing to Victoria Seal of British Columbia in the final (3-1). Nickel secured a silver medal in her weight division in the loss.
In the 98kg men's division, Swift Current's Austin Shopa had a shot at a bronze medal, after losing to the eventual gold-medal winner Hunter Lee of Manitoba in the semis (4-0). Shopa locked up the bronze with a gritty 3-1 win over Arjot Gill of British Columbia.
The medals add to the accolades already received as part of the Swift Current Comprehensive High School wrestling team, where Shopa won gold at Provincials, while Nickel claimed bronze in Warman this past March.
Elsewhere in Canada Summer Games action,
Tobi Ojo and Team Sask Men's Soccer were named Consolation-side champs with a 4-0 win over Team Yukon. The win secures fifth place for Ojo and Team Sask.
Braedon Friesen, Henry Rempel, and Team Sask Men's Volleyball dropped their consolation-side match against Team Manitoba in four sets (23-25, 20-25, 26-24, 10-25).
In the last race of their time in Winnipeg, Tyler Piercy-Servant and Jenae Ruetz were competing in their respective heats of the Special Olympics 50-metre backstroke. Piercy-Servant finished 14th, while Ruetz was disqualified in her heat of the women's Special Olympics side of the race.
With eight athletes represented over five sports, Swift Current athletes end their time at the 2017 Canada Summer Games with one gold medal (Logan Fritzke - baseball), a silver (Aleah Nickel - wrestling), and one bronze (Austin Shopa - wrestling).