This Day in Guelph History: August 1, 2012
To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years.
August 1, 2012
“Bishop MacDonell student roars in London”
Canada’s artistic gymnastic team took fifth-place finish at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. 15-year-old Victoria Moors, student at Bishop MacDonell, contributed scores of 13.700 on uneven bars and 14.600 on floor toward the Canadian team’s fifth-place finish.
Moors gained national attention as the youngest Canadian athlete in the games.
Photo: Fifteen-year-old Victoria Moors of Dynamo Gymnastics, was part of a five-member team that made history for Canadian women’s gymnastics by placing fifth in team finals in London. – Grace Chiu, Facebook