IAAF World Youth Championships – Day 3 Results from Donetsk, Ukraine
In the 2000-metre steeplechase final Bridgewater, N.S.’s Tobias Wolter finished 12th in 5:52.36.
Mihailo Stefanovic of New Westminster, B.C., finished sixth in his 110-metre hurdles semi final in 14.03 seconds. Kailee Sawyer of Waterloo, Ont., clocked 2:08.99 finishing sixth in her 800-metres semi final; neither advance to the finals.
In the girl’s 200-metres opening round, Raquel Tjernagel of New Westminster, B.C., placed fourth in her heat and qualified for the semi finals with a time of 24.61 seconds. The 200-metres semi final is tomorrow at 10:10am eastern time.
Day 1 of the Heptathlon:
Alexandra Morrow of Southampton, Ont., finished the 100-metre hurdles in 14.81 seconds, cleared a personal best of 1.54 metres in the high jump, threw 10.23 metres in the shot put and clocked 26.34 seconds in the 200-metres. Alexandra finished the first day of the heptathlon with 2846 points.
Robyn Buckingham of Langley B.C., has a total of 2789 points. Robyn registered a personal best over the 100-metre hurdles in 15.81 seconds, cleared 1.63 metres in the high jump, shot put 10.71 metres and crossed the line in 27.09 seconds over 200-metres.
Other Canadian Performances (Heats and Qualification Rounds)
Name Event Placing Hometown Marita DeSchiffart Girl’s 2000m Steeplechase Disqualified Nanaimo, BC Zach Kerr Boy’s Pole Vault No Mark Ottawa,ON Tyler Kostiuk Boy’s Javelin 17 in group A (53.58m) Comox, BC Courtenay Neville-Rutherford Girl’s Hammer 20 in group A (51.80m) Sidney, BC Cameron Nurse Boy’s 200m 2 in heat 1 (22.03) Mississauga, ON Shermar Paul Boy’s 200m 4 in heat 9 (22.22) Ottawa, ON Teagan Rasche Girl’s Hammer 20 in group B (54.13m) Port Coquitlam, BC Chelsea Ribeiro Girl’s 2000m Steeplechase 10 in heat 2 (7:25.46) Surrey, BC Taylor Sharpe Girl’s 200m 7 in heat 2 (25.60) Pickering, ON
The Championships continue through Sunday July 14; for more information visit: http://www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=668.
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