Brown and Emmanuel crowned Canada’s Fastest at Track and Field Championship


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Brown and Emmanuel crowned Canada’s Fastest at Track and Field Championship

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Aaron Brown of Toronto, Ont., won the men’s 100-metres in a close final with a time of 10.25 securing his spot on the World Championship team. Calgary, Alta.’s Sam Effah finished second in 10.33. Both Aaron and Sam entered having run the World Championship A standard and secured their spots on the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) World Championship team with top three finishes.

In the women’s 100-metres Crystal Emmanuel of York, Ont., won in a time of 11.48 over Kimberley Hyacinthe of Lachenaie, Que., (11.55) and Shai-Anne Davis of Richmond, Ont., (11.61) who place second and third respectively.

IAAF World Championship Qualifiers

The top three in the men’s race walk all qualified for the IAAF World Championship which takes place in August in Moscow, Russia. Inaki Gomez of Vancouver, B.C. finished first in the 10-kilometre event in 40:01. Richmond, B.C.’s Evan Dunfee was second in 40:19, and Kitimat, B.C.’s Benjamin Thorne third in 41:07.

In the women’s 1500-metres Kate Van Buskirk of Brampton, Ont., won to punch her ticket to Moscow. Kate finished first in 4:16.45. Nicole Sifuentes of Winnipeg, Man., and Sheila Reid of Newmarket, Ont., finished second and third in 4:16.84 and 4:17.11 respectively, both qualified for the IAAF World Championship.

Brockville, Ont.’s Tim Nedow won the men’s discus throw with a mark of 55.35 metres. The discus win was Tim’s second national title a day after being crowned Canadian Champion in the shot put.

Shawnacy Barber of Toronto, Ont., Derek Drouin of Corunna, Ont., Michael Mason of Nanoose Bay, B.C., and Brianne Theisen of Humboldt, Sask., all entered the World Trials with IAAF World Championship A standards, needing top three placings to qualify for Worlds. Drouin won the men’s high jump with a jump of 2.31 metres with Mason in second clearing 2.28 metres. Barber cleared 5.40-metres in the pole vault, and Theisen took the Canadian title in the heptathlon with 6399 points; all four qualified for Moscow.

IPC World Championship Standards

Earle Connor of Calgary, Alta., won the men’s T42 classification 100-metres clocking 12.55, an International Paralympic Committee (IPC) elite standard and his 11th national title in the event. St. Catharines, Ont.’s, Kyle Whitehouse won the men’s T38 100-metres in an IPC A standard time of 11.79. In the women’s T35 100-metres race, Virginia McLachlan won in an IPC A standard time of 16.89.

Day 3 Canadian Champions

Name (Men) Event Performance Standard
Inaki Gomez 10km race walk 40:01
Kyle Whitehouse T38 100m 11.79 IPC A
Earle Connor T42 100m 12.55 IPC Elite
Alister McQueen T44 100m 11.77 IPC B
Braedon Dolfo T13 100m 11.56 IPC B
Jon Dunnkerley T11 100m 12.77
Brandon King T12 100m 12.30
Cory Johnson T36 100m 15.60
Jonathon Furey T37 100m 15.09
Nate Brennan 1500m 3:51.10
Shawnacy Barber Pole Vault 5.40m
Kurt McCormack Triple Jump 14.48m
Tim Nedow Discus Throw 55.35m
Josh Cassidy T54 10000m 24:09.97
Ingvar Moseley 110m Hurdles 14.01
Philip Osei 400m 46.47
Austin Smeenk T34 200m 31.72 IPC B
Brent Lakatos T53 200m 27.86 IPCB
Curtis Thom T54 200m 26.29 IPCB
Cody Salomons F44 High Jump 1.58m
Derek Drouin High Jump 2.31m IAAF A
Kyle Nielsen Javelin 76.23m
Cam Levins 5000m 14:11.63
Aaron Brown 100m 10.25
Name (Women) Event Performance Standard
Katelynn Ramage 10km race walk 54:36
Virginia McLachlin T35 100m 16.89 IPC A
Megan Muscat T37 100m 16.01
Cindy Burt T38 100m 16.13
Shannon Laurie T44 100m 15.34 IPC B
Kate Van Buskirk 1500m 4:16.45
Julie Labonte Discus 52.81m
Michelle Kinsella High Jump 1.83m
Brianne Theisen Heptathlon 6233 IAAF A
Alicia Brown 400m 52.92
Rachael Burrows T34 200m 45.41 IPC B
Becky Richter T51 200m 1:09.46
Ilana Dupont T53 200m 33.14 IPC B
Diane Roy T54 200m 32.28 IPC B
Andrea Seccafien 5000m 16:25.30
Krista Woodward Javelin 58.59m Meet Record
Caroline Ehrhardt Triple Jump 12.71m
Crystal Emmanuel 100m 11.48

Finals in action on the last day of the Canadian Championships

  • 200-metres
  • 400-metre hurdles
  • 800-metre wheelchair
  • 100-metre hurdles
  • Wheelchair Javelin and Club throws
  • Women’s pole vault
  • Long jump
  • Hammer throw

For all Championship information including live streaming, results, schedule, standards and more visit: www.moncton2013.com.

-AC-

Emily Hooper
Coordinator, Public Relations and Corporate Services
Athletics Canada
(613) 260-5580 x.3332

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