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Day 1 done at Summer Games

Cariboo-Northeast earns two medals on opening day
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While, traditionally, competition for the B.C. Games doesn't start until the Friday morning, this year's Prince George summer games actually began a day earlier in three sports – artistic swimming, equestrian, and soccer.

In all, 15 medals were handed out on opening day with two going to athletes from Cariboo-Northeast – Prince George's Kimberley Huggett in artistic swimming and Chase Caron, also from Prince George, in para-equestrian.

Both won bronze.

With its two medals, Zone 8 is tied for second with Fraser River, Vancouver-Coastal, and Thompson-Okanagan.

Team Fraser Valley is out front at four: one gold, two silver, and a bronze.

18 different sports are being represented at these games with competition continuing through Sunday.

Close to 35 athletes from the Peace Country are taking part.