This years Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships took place at Cape Breton University, in Sydney, Nova Scotia on August 9 to 11, 2019.
Six of our athletes went across Canada and competed in various events. The results of these athletes are as follows:
Adria Sellers competed and came 5th in the Women’s U16 80m Hurdles with a time of 12.40. She also raced and placed 3rd winning bronze in the the Women’s U16 200m Hurdles with a time of 28.59.
Thomas Ma came 4th in the Men’s U18 110m Hurdles with a time of 15.52 but came 1st in the Men’s U18 400m Hurdles with a time of 54.51
Sophie Forsyth participated in the Women’s U16 1500m Steeplechase and placed 4th with a time of 5:00.35. Dylan Uhrich ran the Men’s U18 2000m Steeplechase and came 5th with a time of 6:10.27
Kendra Lewis shone in both her events placing 1st in the Women’s U18 1500m with a time of 4:28.08 and the Women’s U18 3000m with a time of 9:48.24.
Lastly, Caleigh O’Flaherty placed 4th overall in the Women’s U18 Heptathlon events and here are her results:
- 1st – 800m with a time of 2:25.03
- 4th – 200m Dash with a time of 26.60
- 3rd – 100m Hurdles with a time of 15.01
- 2nd – High Jump with a height of 1.58m
- 2nd – Long Jump with a distance of 5.29m
- 4th – Shot put 3kg with a distance of 11.00m
- 6th – Javelin 500g with a distance of 24.91m
Congratulations to all our athletes for an excellent Track and Field Season! Next up Cross Country!