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Aug 13 2013 - Canada Summer Games 2013
9 Track Medals for New Brunswick Athletics : 3 Medalsfor SJTC Athletes
What a games for New Brunswick!!! The crowd was fantastic all day, as the NB athletes ran, threw and jumped PBs.
The fourth day of competition at the Sherbrooke track & field stadium saw New Brunswick post a best ever set of results, winning 5 medals to bring the total to 7 for the week so far. The day was highlighted by the two-medal performance in the men's javelin. Caleb Jones, of Saint John, won the gold medal with a throw of 72.42m, while Mitch Quigg, also of Saint John, won the bronze with a throw of 66.30m. This represents the first time NB has won two medals in a single event. Mitch also finished 2nd overall in the decathlon with 6574, winning javelin and pole vault on Day 2. Mitch set a new Provincial record not only in the Decathlon but also tied Chris Robertson senior pole vault NB record and became New Brunswick’s first ever Decathlon medal. Chris Robertson just missed the podium finishins 4th with 6179 points, he acheived a personal best in the Javelin and the 1500m.
Genevieve Lalonde took home the GOLD medal after her impressive 2000m Steeplechase. Genevieve took a commanding lead from the start and finished 13 seconds faster than 2nd place in a time of 6:32.45. Not only was it a PB for Genevieve, but she also broke the NB provincial record, the Canadian record and Canada Games record. Way to go Gen!
'New Brunswick athletes came through today. It has been a long time since NB stood on the podium and today was a great day for all. Everyone in the Province should be very proud of what was achieved. Our hope now is that the team roles with the energy and we continue to see outstanding NB results, `said Gabriel LeBlanc ANB techincal director.Français | RunNB Designed by Trackie Group Inc.
Aug 11 2013 - Legion National Champs - Vic Leblanc wins Bronze in Long Jump
Langley,BC- SJTC had a great competition at the 2013 Legion Youth Championships in BC.
-In the U16 1200m New Brunswick was represented by 2 athletes , Sara Kean of Rothesay (SJTC) finished 8th in a new personal best time of 3:44.82.
- Brady Graves of Saint John (SJTC) was 13th in the boys U 16 1200m with a time of 3:24.51.
- Taylor Dunn of New Maryland (SJTC) was 12th in 4:48.93.
- Pierre Dumouchel of Quispamsis (SJTC) finished 8th overall in the U18 boys 1500m by winning his time section final in a new personal best time of 4:02.75.
-Ben Fowler of Grandbay-Westfield (SJTC) had a great day in the U18 boys Octathlon including a 12.12 100m, an 6.29m Long jump, a 12m44 shot put and an 54.98 400m he is currently sitting in 5th position with 4 events to go .
-The U 18 boys 4x100m team finished 4th in a very fast time of 44.47 team members were Anthony Cormier, Matthew McLaughlin, Jacob Bradley and Adrian Kinney
Saturday was another great day for New Brunswick Athletes at the 2013 Legion Track and Field Nationals with 3 athletes reaching the podium.
-Victoria LeBlanc of Saint John (SJTC) captured the bronze medal in the U18 girl’s long jump with a leap of 5m38. -Jordan Sonier of Miramichi was 3rd in the U18 boy’s Javelin with a personal best throw of 55m11.
-Ben Fowler Grandbay-Westfield (SJTC) broke the provincial record in the U18 Boy’s Octathlon with a point total of 5077. He achieved 6 personal best out of 8 events in a grueling 2 day of competition he finished 4th overall
-In the U16 Boys 2000m Brady Graves of Saint John was 11th with a massive personal best of 5:59.06. In the girls U16 2000m Laura Bonga of Saint John (SJTC) was 23rd (7:22.66)
-Josh Shanks of Chance Harbour (SJTC) was able to finish 6th in the 3000m despite a leg injury in a time of 8:57.59
-Taylor Dunn of New Maryland (SJTC) finished 7th in the girls U18 3000m with a time of 10:31.05.
-New Brunswick U16 boys Sprint Medley team finished 6th overall in a time of 3:51.34 (team members were: Samuel Guitard ,Jack Berkshire , Philippe Beaudin and Brady Graves)
-The Girls U16 Sprint Medley while the girls team finished 5th with a time of 4:23.63 team members were Sara Kean, Marilyne Nowlan,Samantha Taylor, Laura Dickinson
The third and final day of the 2013 National Youth Championships might have started out wet and cold but that certainly didn't stop New Brunswick from starting off with a bang.
- Victoria Leblanc of Saint John won her heat of the 300m Hurdles and in doing so lowered her own provincial record to 46.18s
• Sara Kean of Rothesay finished 8th (2:18.78s) in the 800m
• Pierre Dumouchel of Quispamsis finished 8th (1:56.82s) in the U18 800m
• The youth men Adrian Kinney - Pierre Dumouchel - Anthony Cormier - Matthew Mclaughlin finished 6th in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:27.43s. This breaks the provincial record of 3:27.7h set back in 1973!
• The youth women Victoria Leblanc - Maika Martin - Louisa Schwarz - Leah Macauley finished 5th in the 4x400m relay in a time of 4:11.12s.
For full results check out: http://liveresults.athletics.ca/Live_Results/2013/Legion_Youth_Championships/
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