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UPDATED: Islanders win medals at World Police And Fire Games

Robichaud wins silver while DesRoches and Daley earn bronze


Published on August 11, 2017

Four athletes from P.E.I. will compete in judo and submission grappling at the 2017 World Police and Fire Games in Los Angeles from Aug. 7 to 16. From left: Chris Townsend, judo; Mitchell DesRoches, judo; Patrick Daley, judo, and Joel Robichaud, submission grappling.

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LOS ANGELES – Three Prince Edward Islanders have won medals at the World Police and Fire Games.

Joel Robichaud of Cornwall won a silver medal in submission grappling on Friday. Robichaud is a constable with the Summerside Police Services.
Meanwhile, correctional officer Mitch DesRoches of Charlottetown and Patrick Daley, a constable with the Summerside Police Services, each won bronze medals in judo.
P.E.I. deputy sheriff Chris Townsend finished ninth in his judo division, and teammate and fisheries officer Jared Waterman of Newfoundland and Labrador had a fifth-place showing in judo.