A group of 11 Royal City Track and Field athletes competed at the Victoria Dogwood track and field meet May 10-11, competing in sprints, middle distance, long jump, hurdles, pole vault, long jump and throws events. The club’s athletes won an impressive 26 medals in all at the Victoria meet.
Milena Kalisch and Kate Stewart-Barnett took gold and silver respectively in the 11 year old girls’ category for the 600m and 1000m. Stewart-Barnett also took silver in high jump, bronze in 60m hurdles and 6th place in long jump. Kalisch took 4th place in 100m, 800m RW and 200m, as well as 6th in shot put and discus.
The 13 year old boys trio, Jeremy Belcher, Maxwell Jones and Ryan Jensen accomplished 10 medals between them. Belcher won gold in long jump, a pair of silvers in 200m hurdles and 300m and bronze in 100m. Jones took gold for 200m hurdles and pole vault, silver in 100m and bronze in long jump. Jones also placed 5th in high jump. Ryan Jensen took gold in 80m hurdles, silver in triple jump, and placed 7th in both 100m dash and Javelin.
Emily Chilton took gold in the 2000m and silver in the 1200m for 14-15 year old girls, while Jenevieve Patry-Smith took home a pair of gold medals in discus and javelin, a silver in shot put and a bronze in high jump for the 13 year old girls’ category, and Kinsey Weir took silver in pole vault for 16-17 year old girls’ accomplishing 2.51m.
Michelle Dadson won bronze in discus and the 800m racewalk for 12 year old girls’, as well as 4th in shot put, 5th in long jump, 6th in 80m hurdles and 7th in 100m dash.
Emmanuel Dadson won silver in pole vault for 14 year old boys’. He also accomplished 6th in 200m, 7th in long jump and 9th in 100m dash.
In the 10 year old category, Kaia Polanska Richardson placed 6th in javelin and 8th in long jump.
Well done and congratulations to everyone who competed in Victoria!