RCTFC athlete wins Bronze at JD Pentathlon Championships


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Congratulations to 11 year old Cameron Dewith who won the Bronze medal at the JD Pentathlon Championships in Chilliwack July 10-11, and also to the other 10 Royal City Track and Field Club JD athletes who showed strength and determination in their competition over the weekend!

Dewith scored a total of 1895 points for his Bronze medal win which included a first in the 60m hurdles, 2nd place in high jump and long jump and 6th in his 600m run.

In the 10 year old category, Nicole Blatherwick competed to a total of 813 points during the pent competition which included 5th for 60m hurdles and 8th for shot put and 600m.

For 11 year olds, Monika Arcadi took 8th place overall with points totaling 1528–she won 5th in 600m and 4th in high jump; Emily Bowles accomplished 1349 points which included a highlight of 1st place in the 600m and 2nd place in her long jump section; Kate Bowles tallied up 852 points with 5th in her section of 60m hurdles and 7th in the 600m run; Charlotte Taylor scored 964 points total; Kaitlyn Biedka won 403 points; and Paige Deedman accomplished 1317 points for a 4th in her section of 60m hurdles and 3rd in long jump for her flight.

In the eldest category at the meet, 13 year old Elizabeth Bowles won 8th place overall with 1815 points, which included a 3rd place finish in the 800m; Emma Celle tallied up 1776 points (10th place overall) with a strong 5th place finish in long jump (jumped 3.92m) and 8th in the 800m run; and Emma Dolman scored 1706 points (12th place overall) for her 5th place 800m run and 7th in high jump.

Well done everyone and congratulations to everyone for personal best performances accomplished at this demanding multi-event meet!