Ultimate accolades


Kinley Gee (Photo: Brian MacKenzie Ultimate Photography)

By Ottawa Sportspage

Ottawa athletes on Canada’s open and women’s teams helped the nation win medals at the WFDF 2019 World Under-24 Ultimate Championships in Heidelberg, Germany. Kinley Gee played on the open team, which placed 2nd at the event. Canada’s men went undefeated through eight games of pool play before collecting wins over Columbia and Japan en route to the gold medal game against the United States. They fell in the world title game 15-12 against the U.S.

Ottawa’s Danielle Cantal and Wynne Gee were part of the women’s team that went 4-1 through pool play, before falling to Japan in the tournament’s semifinals. Canada’s women beat Columbia 15-13 in the bronze medal game.

At the Aug. 11-18 Canadian Ultimate Championships in Edmonton, Ottawa’s Ignite junior open team won the silver medal in its division. Ignite won back-to-back 11-10 contests in the playoff round to advance to the championship game before falling 15-8 to Eclipse. Ian Wallace led the team in scoring with 25 goals in 7 contests.

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