Former TRU WolfPack volleyball player golden at Olympics

Kevin Tillie, who toiled for the TRU WolfPack men's volleyball team from 2009 to 2011, is an Olympic gold medallist.

Tillie, from Cagnes-sur-Mer, France, was part of the French national team that knocked off Russian Olympic Committee 3-2 in the men's volleyball gold medal game on Saturday at the postponed 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo.

Gord Perrin, who played for the WolfPack men's volleyball team from 2007 to 2010, donned the Maple Leaf at the Tokyo Games.

The Creston product helped Canada to an eighth-place finish. Russia bounced Canada 3-0 in the quarter-final round.

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