19 VOC athletes competed last weekend at the Jessie Bent Memorial Track Meet in Coquitlam winning 19 medals: 7 gold, 5 silver and 7 bronze.
The series of gold medals started with Jasper Schiedel, who competed in 400mH with a time of 55.51, but he missed the World Youth Standard by 51 hundredths of a second.
Jessica Hanson showed her potential in HJ, winning gold with 1.65m, and she is now looking forward to making the BC Provincial Team for the Canadian Junior Championship in Edmonton on July 2-5.
Great presentation from Hannah Johnston who won two silvers: one in 400mH with a PB of 1:03.43 and another in TJ with 10.44m. She also won a Bronze in 100mH with 15.41.
Anastas Eliopoulos ran a fast 100m, winning first place for his youth age group with 11.28, and Spencer Pratt won a bronze in 400mH with good time of 1:00.57.
In the midget category, Chloe Ainsworth won a bronze in TJ and competed successfully in 80mH and LJ.
Kendra Lewis won two golds in 800m and 1200m for 13 years olds, with a PB and BC Athletics Award Standard, breaking the meet records.
Dylan Cheng did a solid run in 2000m, winning bronze with the time of 7:53.17
For 12 years olds, Sophie Fernback won, respectively, a gold in HJ, Silver in LJ and bronze in 80mH. Thomas Ma won a gold in LJ, silver in 200mH and bronze in 100m.
For 11 years olds, Adria Sellers showed her potential in distance running in 1000m winning bronze with a great time of 3.32.75 followed by Tilda Cressman (5th) with a time of 3.37.07, a PB for both of them. Both of them also performed well at other events in which they competed.
The VOC Fantastic Four consisting of 11 year old girls ( Zoe Cheng, A.Sellers, T.Cressman and Lauren Mosley) did a tremendous run in relay 4x100m, winning for their age group.
Krista Woodward won silver in Javelin for seniors with 48.65m.
Other VOC athletes such as, Clara Tjoa, Paris Eliopoulos, Lauren Mosley, Zoe Cheng, Katelyn Sussey, and Julia Ho, competed successfully in their respective events and are looking forward to better results.