UP TO SPEED - AC Nationals After 2 Days

Posted on Jun 25 2022

The Canadian national championships are underway in Langley, BC. A multitude of New Brunswick’s most talented athletes travelled across the country to participate in this year’s event. Many great performances have taken place over the first few days of competition; with many more still to come. We can anticipate this to be quite an exciting weekend for our ANB athletes and coaches.


New Brunswick has already captured four medals so far in the national event.


  • Aetos athletica’s Christel Robichaud placed 2nd in the women’s para wheelchair discus throw and shot put in a throws of 17.20m and 6.14m.
  • Saint John reds Ryan Evans placed second in the senior mens decathlon with a total of 6603 points.
  • ANB athlete Francois Richard won bronze in the U20 mens 3000m steeplechase in a time of 9:25.67.


Along side these achievements came many other note worthy performances.

  • Aetos athletica’s Dante Cormier made the finals in the the mens para wheelchair 100m dash placing 6th in a time of 21.45 (-3.3).
  • Saint John REDS Ethan Wilkie made it to the semi final rounds of the 400m ending his weekend in a time of 51.11, finishing 16th overall.
  • ANB athlete Jack Berkshire qualified himself into the 400m finals in a time of 48.12. He will be running in the final Saturday at 6:57pm.
  • Saint John REDS Shelby MacIsaac qualified in the U20 100m in a time of 12.87 (-2.0). Carys Jacobson will also join macisaac in the semis finals with an auto qualifying time of 12.05 (NWI). The pair also qualified for the U20 200m semifinal in times of 26.39 (-4.4) and 25.60 (-4.4). The semifinals will be taking place Saturday at 4:55pm and Sunday at 11:45am. 
  • ANB athlete Jordan Henri qualified into the senior mens 100m semi finals in a time of 10.87 (0.4). His semifinal will take place Saturday at 5:40pm. 
  • Saint John REDS Craig Thorne qualified in the senior mens 110m hurdles final in a time of 14.17 (0.2). Thorne will be running the final Sunday at 10:55 am.


Great job to all ANB athletes who have competed and good luck to all our athletes with performances still to come. We will  update you with more ANB athletes outcomes as the weekend progresses.