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Aug 13 2019 - 5 Medals for Team NB at Legion Canadian Youth Championships
This weekend the annual Legion National track and field championships took place in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. New Brunswick sent a team of 36 strong athletes who represented our province with pride. Those athletes were able to capture 5 medals and several top 8 performances.
Here are some notable performances on the women’s side:
-Erin Vringer took home a medal in all three of her events. She won a bronze in the U16 1500m steeplechase in a time of 4:56.40, bronze in the U16 800m in a time of 2:14.80 and a gold medal in the U16 1200m in a time of 3:36.58.
-Carys Jacobson finished 6thin the U16 100m final in a time of 12.91 and 8thin the U16 200m in a time of 26.83.
-Danielle Keefe finished 5thin the U18 1500m in a time of 4:39.49.
-Shelby MacIsaac came in 7thplace in the U18 400m final in a time of 58.76.
-The U16 4x100m relay team consisting of Erica Mah, Carys Jacobson, Erika Deprès and Shanna Comeau came in 4thplace in a time of 51.04.
-The U18 4x400m relay team consisting of Janelle Alanach, Shelby MacIsaac, Emily Doucet and Mackenzie Hall came in 5thplace in a time of 4:03.80.
-Kiersten Hicks captured a bronze medal in the U16 high jump with an impressive jump of 1.55m.
Notable performances on the men’s side:
-Micah Landry finished 6thin the U16 1200m in a time of 3:19.95. He also captured a bronze medal in the 1500m steeplechase in a time of 4:35.27.
-Daniel Hawkes finished 5thin the U18 javelin throw with a throw of 57.13m.
-The U16 4x100m relay team consisting of Quinn Sullivan, Francis Charles Roussel, Guillaume Basque and Micah Landry placed 4thin a time of 47.49.
-Francois Richard finished 8thin the U18 2000m steeplechase in a time of 6:15.19.
Congratulations to all 36 athletes who competed over the weekend. They all made NB very proud!
• 2019-08-13 - 5 Medals for Team NB at Legion Canadian Youth Championships