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Jul 8 2019 - Saint John Track Club Hosts Third Twilight Meet of the Season
On July 4th, Saint John Track Club hosted their third Twilight Meet of the season. Despite the scorching weather, we saw many great athletes come out to compete.
The event all started with a 10 000-meter race and a new record. Jeff Queen broke the 10 km record in the 35-39 age category with a time of 37:31.95. He came second overall finishing behind Dean Strowbridge who had a time of 36:39.58.
There were many competitive races in the girl’s portion of the meet. Below are some highlights:
-In the Girls’ 9-11 200 Meter Dash, Julia Kiervan finished first with a time of 38.20 placing her sixth overall. In the 12-13 age category, Anna Dysart won with a time of 31.90, making her fourth overall. Finally, in the 14-15 division Carys Jacobson excelled with a final time of 26.72 making her first overall.
-In the Girls’ 300 Meter Dash, Julia Kiervan won the 11&U age category (63.59) and Corine Williams won in the 12-13 age category (53.47).
-Next up, in the Girls’ 400 Meter Dash, Kiyah Hennessey came first in the 11+ division with a final time of 67.85.
-Looking at the Women’s 13+ 800 Meter Run, it was a very competitive final. Erin Vringer won the race with a time of 2:13.47. Mackenzie Hall finished behind her with a time of 2:16.82 and Danielle Keefe came in closely after both girls with a time of 2:16.87.
-In the final race for girls, the Women’s 13+ 1500 Meter Run, Madeline McLeod came first finishing at 4:59.63.
During the women’s field events, Kiyah Hennessey won the High Jump Competition jumping at a height of 1.45 meters and Victoria Leblanc won the Women’s Long Jump with a 5.14-meter jump.Rebecca Lagace won two field events. She took first place in the Women’s Shot Put with a throw of 8.68 meters and in the Women’s Javelin, throwing at a distance of 29.23 meters.
The mens track meets were very eventful. Posted below are the winners of each event:
-The Men’s 200 Meter Dash was divided into five age categories. Kieran Kirkpatrick won the 9-11 age division (36.80) placing eighth overall. Benjamin Gray won the 12-13 division (32.94) making him fifth overall. Quinn Sullivan won the 14-15 division (27.11) finishing fourth overall and Alexander Godfrey won the 18-19 category (22.80) making him third overall. The final division was the 20-99 age division, it was won by Joshua Lunda (22.25) who also placed first overall.
-In the Men’s 11&U 300 Meter Dash, Samuel Chandra finished first with a time of 71.60. Quinn Sullivan won the 14-15 age division with a time of 43.07.
-The Men’s 11+ 400 Meter Dash was won by Mike Van Der Poel with a time of 49.19.
-Micah Landry won the Men’s 13+ 800 Meter Run with a final time of 2:11.46.
-In the Men’s 13-14 1500 Meter Run, Micah Landry finished first (4:34.48) and in the 16-17 age division Cameron Harris came in first (4:34.55).
Reflecting on the men’s field events; Nicholas Abbate won the Men’s High Jump with a final height of 1.45 meters. He also came first in the Men’s Long Jump jumping a distance of 4.63 meters.Calvin MacDonald won the Men’s Shot Put with a throw of 9.20 meters and he also came first in Javelin throwing 26.78 meters.
To see the complete version of these results you can visit https://www.anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=1092
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