Stars shine at National Track League’s 2013 Edmonton International Track Classic


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Edmonton, AB – Canadian and international headliners didn’t disappoint today at the National Track League’s Edmonton International Track Classic at Foote Field. The event featured a number of interesting twists aimed at entertaining fans, both in the stands and watching on the live stream, including mixed martial arts guest announcer Bruce Buffer performing UFC like intros for marquee events.

The Edmonton International Track Classic was the third of five stops on the 2013 circuit. The final two competitions are in Burnaby on July 1 and the series then wraps up in Victoria on July 5.

NTL Edmonton winners

Women Men
Name – country Event – performance Name – country Event – performance
Amanda Bingson – USA Hammer – 71.57m Dylan Armstrong – CAN Shot put – 20.47m
Funmi Jimoh – USA Long jump – 6.71m Paul Koech – KEN 3000mSC – 8:16.71
Mary Wineberg – USA 400m – 51.65 Luguelin Santos – DOM 400m – 45.81
Shalonda Solomon – USA 200m – 22.41 1.6 Kyle Nielsen – CAN Javelin – 76.37m
Melissa Bishop – CAN 800m – 2:02.14 Warren Weir – JAM 200m – 19.90 4.4
Lolo Jones – USA 100mH – 12.49 3.1 Ryan Ingraham – BAH High jump – 2.30m
LaShauntea Moore – USA 100m – 10.98 3.6 Nick Symmonds – USA 800m – 1:44.86
Sam Effah – CAN 100m (nat.) – 10.09 2.3
Ryan Wilson – USA 110mH – 13.26 2.9
Mookie Salaam – USA 100m – 10.00 2.8

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The next event on the NTL circuit is the Harry Jerome International Track Classic July 1 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, B.C. The 2013 edition of Harry Jerome celebrates its 30th anniversary on Canada Day with over 40 Olympians from 12 countries set to compete. Competition begins at noon local time, 3 p.m. eastern time. Ticket info.

Athlete to watch at Harry Jerome

*Canadian athletes who have already qualified for 2013 IAAF World Championship team

MEN
*Aaron Brown 100m Canada
Jason Rogers 100m St. Kitts & Nevis
Justyn Warner 100m Canada
Wallace Spearmon 200m United States
*Tremaine Harris 200m Canada
Manteo Mitchell 400m United States
Duane Solomon 600m United States
Casmir Loxsom 600m United States
*Geoff Harris 800m Canada
Prince Mumba 800m Zambia
Nathan Brannen 1500m Canada
Taylor Milne 1500m Canada
*Chris Winter 1500m Canada
*Mike Mason High jump Canada
*Dylan Armstrong Shot put Canada
*Justin Rodhe Shot put Canada
*Tim Nedow Shot put Canada
Curtis Moss Javelin Canada
WOMEN
*Crystal Emmanuel 100m Canada
*Kimberley Hyacinthe 100m Canada
Mary Wineberg 400m United States
Jenna Martin 400m Canada
Adrienne Power 400m Canada
*Melissa Bishop 800m Canada
Jessica Smith 800m Canada
Diane Cummins 800m Canada
Hilary Stellingwerff 1500m Canada
*Kate Van Buskirk 1500m Canada
*Angela Whyte 100mH Canada
*Jessica Zelinka 100mH Canada
*Brianne Theisen 100mH Canada
Kelsie Hendry Pole vault Canada
*Christabel Nettey Long jump Canada
*Krista Woodward Javelin Canada
Kathrin Klaas Hammer throw Germany
*Sultana Frizell Hammer throw Canada
Heather Steacy Hammer throw Canada

For more information please visit www.nationaltrackleague.ca or follow us on Twitter @AthleticsCanada.

-AC-

Mathieu Gentès
Director, Public Relations and Corporate Services
mgentes
613 260 5580 ext. 3303

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