MLA Stilwell headed to world championships

The cabinet minister and gold medalist Paralympian will be in Qatar Oct. 21-31

Three B.C. Wheelchair Sports Association athletes — including Parksville-Qualiucm MLA Michelle Stilwell — have been selected to compete at the 2015 International Paralympic Committee World Championships in Qatar  October 21-31.

Stilwell is not only the Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation and an MLA, but she’s also a multiple Paralympic gold medalist and world record-holder. At the last IPC World Championships, she won three gold medals.

The other athletes from B.C. headed to Qatar are Tristan Smyth (Lake Country) and Nathan Dewitt (Surrey).

— NEWS Staff

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