OTTAWA – A number of athletes left their mark on the track and in the field this weekend as the 2012 Legion Canadian Youth Championships wound down in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Heading into the event World Junior teammates Nicole Setterington of London, Ont., and Deshaunda Morrison of Calgary, Alta., were set to go head to head in the girls U18 100-metre hurdles. The girls did not disappoint with Setterington coming out on top to claim gold with a new Canadian youth record of 13.38 seconds. Morrison finished second with a time of 14.04 seconds.
Agnes Esser of team British Columbia / Yukon has a new personal best in the girls U18 Shot Put. She won gold with a new Canadian youth record toss of 15.09-metres.
From yesterday’s competition, our Athletes achieved great results, including:
- Midget Girls 1200m Tracey Myers 6th
- Youth Girls 1500m Heather Petrick 4th
- Youth Boys 1500m Troy Smith Bronze Medal.
Stay tuned as the Legion National progresses.
CHARLOTTETOWN – Canada’s best youth aged athletes will take to the track and to the field at the University of PEI Canada Games Stadium beginning on Friday for the 2012 Legion Canadian Youth Athletics Championships in Charlottetown, P.E.I.
The event is organized and hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion PEI Command and will feature Canadian youth athletes who competed earlier in July at the World Junior Championships in Spain. More…