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Aug 12 2011 - 9 new Provincial record set at 2011 Sunshine open

Athletes took full advantage of the last outdoor track and field meet of the 2011 Season. Over 50 athletes from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia took part in the Sunshine open on August 11th.

Kevin O’Sullivan (of New Maryland) of Fredericton Legion Track club set a new provincial record in the bantam boy’s discus with a toss of 23.37m .

Jean Denis Bourque (of Aldoune)  Club Élite Kent set a new mark in the midget boy’s hammer throw with a throw of 22.96m.

Rilind Dragoshi set 2 new Provincial record had a great competition. The young visual impaired athlete from Moncton broke his own 100m and 200m T11 New Brunswick Record.

Veronica Coombes of Shediac Cape  (Athlétisme Sud-est-South East Athletics) won the women’s wheelchair 100, 200 and 400m and set a new Provincial record in both the 100m (21.07) and 400m (1:18.80).

Nicholas Gauthier (Athlétisme Sud-est-South East Athletics) of Riverview broke his own T34 wheelchair 100m NB record.

James Brace of Interval (Athlétisme Sud-est-South East Athletics), broke his own Provincial record in the 200m and 400m T54 wheelchair events.Thus becoming the fastest wheelchair race in New Brunswick history.

Other winners of the competition:

-Sydney Macdonald of Miramichi(Athlétisme Sud-est-South East Athletics), won the girls 100m (13.29)

-Shawna Mckay (Athlétisme Sud-est-South East Athletics), of Moncton won the women’s 200m in a time of 26.88.

-National team member Noella Klawitter won the visual impaired 200m and 1500m.

-Fode Darame (Athlétisme Sud-est-South East Athletics), of Moncton  won the men’s 100m ( 11.75) while his training partner Momodou Kujabi (also from Moncton) won the 200m (23.18)

-Pierre Landry (Athlétisme Sud-est-South East Athletics) won the men’s long jump with a leap of 6m91.

-Pascal Cyr (Athlétisme Sud-est-South East Athletics) won the Javelin throw with a toss of 52m78.

Full results can be found here:

Aug 8 2011 - Legion Nationals Recap

This year 37 New Brunswick athletes traveled to Ottawa to compete at the 2011 Canadian Legion Youth Track & Field Championships 2011. Team New Brunswick came back with 1 medal, 6 provincial records and an incredible 40 new personal best!

In the U16 category, Joshua Shanks of Lepreau finished 2nd in the 2000m race with a time of 5:48.23 beating the provincial record by over a second. Joshua also finished 5th in 1200m and 12th in the 800m. Also on the boys U16 side, Matthew McLaughlin (Fredericton) broke the New Brunswick record in the 300m with a time of 38.40 finishing 11th and Jake Bradley of Riverview broke the NB record in the 200m hurdle with a time of 28.10 that allowed him to finish 7th in the event.

On the U16 girls side, Sydney MacDonald of Miramichi broke her own provincial mark in the pentathlon with a total score of 2440 pts and was able to finish 5th. Shawna McKay of Moncton broke the New Brunswick record in the 300m with a clocking of 41.52, just missing the podium by finishing in 4th place.

On the U18 side, Lee Wesselius of River Glade ran a great 2000m Steeplechase finishing in 5th position with a time of 6:12.59 and a 6th place in the 3000m. Dan Brown of Hampton finished 6th in the men’s Octathlon (4527pts) while Amy-Lynn Grant of Beresford broke the provincial record in the 400m U18 in a time of 57.55 good enough for 11th place. Sarah Taplin of Moncton finished 5th in triple jump (11m25) and a 7th place finish in the long jump (5m07).

The New Brusnwick relays teams aslo did great finnishing 4th in the boys U16 4x100m and 4th in the Medlay relay. The girls U16 medlay relay team finnsihed 4th , and 7th in the 4x100m.

Full results are available here:
Congratulations to all athletes that participated!


Aug 8 2011 - Sara Kean Wins Gold at Hershey!

7 Athletes from the Maritimes traveled this past weekend to Hershey, Pennsylvania for the  Hershey Track and Field  North American Championships.

Sara Kean of Rothesay  won the gold medal in the 13-14 girls 800m with a time of  2.23.81 was .

The  New Brunswick girls 4x100m relay teams finished in 3rd position with a time of 54.05. Team members were Christelle Frenette of Dieppe, Brenne Kettlewell of Saint John, Cassidy Richards and Alexondra Kiely of Fredericton.

Brayden White of P.E.I was 4th in the boys 13-14 long jump with a leap of exactly nine feet, or 2.74-metres.  While Emma Edmonds of Halifax was 4th in the girls 13-14 1600m with a time of 5:17.81.

What are the HERSHEY’S Track & Field Games all about? Simply put, helping get kids on the right track, teaching lifelong lessons, and having fun every step, leap, jump and throw along the way.

The HERSHEY’S Track & Field Games are the largest youth sports program of its kind in North America, with hundreds of thousands of children competing every year. Everyone has a chance to be among the 480 athletes who qualify to compete at the North American Final. The HERSHEY’S Track & Field Games has produced many Olympic medalists and competing athletes.

Aug 4 2011 - Canada Games call for applications

Athletics New Brunswick is seeking application for team manager for its 2013 Canada Games team.

Managers should/must:

a) Have previous administrative experience;

b) be responsible, on behalf of the Canada Games team, for budget, reports, public relations, communication, arrangements for selection, training and competition, and act as a liaison with the chef de mission as required.

 A more complete job description is available here

Applicants are requested to outline their abilities in relation to the above in a covering letter and include a personal résumé.This is a volunteer position.


All applications must be submitted as electronic file attachments in an e-mail no later than September 30th 2011 to:

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