Trio of county athletes nominated for IKON awards

Staff ~ The Truro Daily News
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TRURO - Three Colchester County athletes have been named finalists for the 13th annual IKON Sport Awards Saturday in
Halifax.
The ceremony honours Nova Scotia's top elite athletes for achievements over the past year.
Figure skater John Mattatall, a Wallace native, is up for the male athlete of the year honour. The 25-year-old and pairs partner Mylene Brodeur finished with bronze medals at the BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championships in Saskatoon in January, qualifying them for the world championships in Los Angeles in March.
Former Truro resident Tak Kikuchi is in the running for coach of the year while his son David, who was born in Truro, is also nominated for male athlete of the year, both in gymnastics. David competed at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 while Tak is a world renowned coach.

Organizations: Beijing Olympic Games

Geographic location: TRURO, Colchester County, Nova Scotia Wallace Saskatoon Los Angeles

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