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Jan 30 2018 - Recap of Historical Weekend for Athletics New Brunswick
It was an excellent weekend for New Brunswick athletes as groups competed in both Montreal and Boston.
At the BU John Thomas Terrier Classic in Boston, MA:
- Braden Harrison of Fredericton, competing for Unversity of New Brunswick, broke the U23 and senior provincial records in the 200m, finishing 9th with a time of 21.84, and finished 18th in the 60m with a time of 7.12. Harrison's 200m performance is also the second fastest indoor time by any Atlantic athlete, behind only Olympian Jared Connaughton of PEI. - Victoria LeBlanc of Saint John, competing for University of New Brunswick, finished 20th in the long jump with a best of 5.19m.
- Brianna Forbes of Targettville, competing for University of New Brunswick, finished 21st in the triple jump with a best of 10.61m.
- Tyrell Marrin of , competing for Unversity of New Brunswick, finished 22nd in the 60m and 68th in the 200m, finishing with times of 7.18 and 22.97, respectively. - Michael Colford of Fredericton, competing for Unversity of New Brunswick, finished 15th in the 1000m, finishing with a time of 2:29.25.
- Brandon Cleghorn finished 11th in the high jump, clearing a height of 1.90m, and finished 46th in the 60m with a time of 7.42.
Full Results: www.flotrack.org/results/6093035-2018-bu-john-thomas-terrier-classic/23641
"These are very impressive results from our top university and upcoming youth athletes," said Gabriel LeBlanc, Executive Director of Athletics New Brunswick. "To see both Jack and Jordan break the senior provincial 300m record shows great potential in our province's rising sprinters."
By: Brandon Scott LeBlanc
Jan 26 2018 - Lalonde will represent Canada at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Athletics New Brunswick is very pleased to announce that Genviève Lalonde has been selected to represent Canada at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, taking place April 4th - 15th in Gold Coast, Australia.
By: Brandon Scott LeBlanc
Jan 14 2018 - Jump Start Athletics Moncton Open Recap
On Sunday, January 14th, l’Université de Moncton hosted the Jump Start Athletics Moncton Open.
Athletes from all over the Maritimes achieved impressive early-season performances.
Jordan Henri (ASEA) of Moncton set a new provincial record in the M16-17 300m with a time of 36.22. Jordan was also the overall winner in the 60m, running 6.96 in the heats and 7.00 in the finals.
Alain Doucet (ASEA) of Moncton tied his provincial U23 and senior pole vault records with a best attempt of 4.20m.
Craig Thorne (SJTC) set a new 60m Hurdle Youth record with a blistering perfomance of 9.47
Desirée Beaulieu (UNA) of Moncton broke three of her own women 35-39 New Brunswick Records. She lowered her 60m record to a time of 9.07. She also set new marks in the 800m (2:51.77) and the 400m (1:14.32).
Heather LeBlanc (UNA) of Memramcook broke her own women’s 55-60 provincial record with a throw of 7.67m.
Edouard Bourque (UNA) broke his own men’s 55-59 New Brunswick 300m record with a fast time of 47.62. He also set a new mark in the M55-59 long jump with a leap of 4.05m.
Paul Gautier (SJTC) of Rothsay broke his own provincial record in the men’s 50-54 shot put with a throw of 14.02m.
Imrich Kiraly (SJTC) broke the men’s 70-74 shot put record with a throw of 10.24m.
There was also six meet records set, for which $50 bounties were offered. They were set by: Jordan Henry in the men’s 60m (6.96) and 300m (36.22), Shelby MacIassac (ASEA) in the 200m (26.23), Danielle Keefe (FFT) in the women’s 800m (2:24.75), Mackenzie Hall in the women's 800m 1:01.61 and Allain Doucet (ASEA) in the pole vault (4.20m).
Jan 10 2018 - DATE CHANGE - JSA Moncton Open
PLEASE NOTE: JSA Moncton Open will now take place on JANUARY 14TH
Welcome to the Jump Start Athletics Moncton Open! This year represents the 10th edition of one the biggest and best indoor meets in Atlantic Canada. Thanks to Jump Start Athletics! The competition is hosted by the U de M and ASEA.
We will again be offering prize money for anyone setting a new open meet record. The athlete will receive $50 for any open meet record that is set, thanks to our friends at Jump Start Athletics. See the list of meet records at the end of the technical package.
Questions can be emailed to Steve LeBlanc at: TeamAtlantic@yahoo.ca
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