Fiona Benson finishes 12th in Women’s 5000 metre event at Canada Summer Games

The event was the second that Benson took part in, as she finished seventh in the Women’s Steeplechase earlier in the games.

As a whole, B.C. athletes had a tremendous showing at the Canada Summer Games. Athletes from the province finished third overall in the medal standings as they took home 122 medals. Of those 122 medals, 47 were gold, 36 were silver, and 39 were bronze.

Ontario finished first in the medal standings with 213 medals.