Students to compete in Olympics

Gryphon swimmer Evan Van Moerkerke qualifies for 2016 Summer OlympicsSwimmer Evan Van Moerkerke and triathlete Jason Wilson will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio in August.

Van Moerkerke, a fourth-year student, earned a spot on the 400m-freestyle relay team during the Canadian Olympic trials held earlier this year. He also qualified for the 2016 world short course championships taking place in December.

U of G student Jason Wilson is first to compete in triathalon for Barbados in 2016 Summer Olympics.Wilson, a fourth-year environmental engineering student, will compete for his home country of Barbados. He will be the first competitor to represent Barbados in the triathlon.

The list of U of G participants in the 2016 Summer Games continues to grow. Visit for more information.