Harris, Martin earning medals at the Special Olympics World Winter Games

**Updated at 8:15 a.m.**

A pair of local athletes have made the podium at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.

Brianna Harris of Truro struck gold with the rest of Team Canada's 4x400 metre relay showshoeing team Thursday.

She's back on the podium Friday with a bronze in the 400 metre race, which follows up a fourth place finish in the 200 metre race earlier in the competition.

Brianna Harris competes in the 4x400 metre team relay at the Special Olympics World Winter Games (Special Olympics Canada)

 

On the men's side, Pictou County's Daniel Martin won a gold medal Friday morning in the 1600 metre individual snowshoeing race.

He was part of Team Canada's silver medal team in the 4x400 metre relay showshoeing team on Thursday, and also has a sixth place finish in the 800 metre race.