Strong performances by Royal City pent athletes at Championships

RCTFC athlete Devin Strome wins the Bronze Medal at Provincial Midget Pentathlon Championships

RCTFC athlete Devin Strome (far right) wins the Bronze Medal at Midget Pentathlon Provincial Championships

On July 4-5 alongside the Trevor Craven meet, two Royal City Track and Field Club athletes pushed through a day of events including shot put, high jump, hurdles, a middle distance run and long jump to compete against stiff competition for wins in the Midget Pentathlon Provincial Championships.

Congratulations to Royal City Track and Field Club’s Devin Strome who took the bronze medal for the midget girls competition and to teammate Jack Foster who took 4th place in the midget boys’ category!

Highlights within the multi event competition included: Strome’s personal best performances in high jump (1.57m), shot put (9.45) and long jump (4.62) and Foster’s performances in 100m hurdles (2nd place with 16.31), shot put (2nd place with a throw of 10.78m) and long jump (5.27).