RCTFC athletes in all age categories rivalled well at the Jesse Bent Meet in Coquitlam, scoring high in runs, jumps and throws events.
All athletes are to be congratulated on their personal best performances and winnings!
Many of the JD athletes are to be recognized for their top 8 placings across a range of events:
For 9 years olds, Ava Forsyth took top 8 in 100m, 600m, 1000m, long jump and shot put, including 2 golds for her 600m and 1000m runs. Abby Brolin took 6th in shot put and Tara McCrae won 8th place for 60mH. Mikhyle Sayani won top 8 in a range of events as well: 1st place in 60mH, 2nd place for long jump and 5th for 60m. Patrick Jessome racked up top 8 wins in 600m, 1000m, 60mH (2nd place) and shot put!
In the 10 year old category, Ellie Young took top 8 in 60m, 100m and long jump. Another multi-event winner was Julian Lauritzen (8th in 100m and 1000m, 7th in shot put and high jump and 5th place for javelin). Ewan Maclachlan won 7th in shot put.
In the 11 year old category, Indira Chang placed top 8 in 60m, 60mH, shot put, long jump and high jump which included 2 silver medals. Mballany Mahmoud took Bronze in 100m and top 8 in 200m and 60mH. Tommy Francis-Rubano took 6th in long jump and 7th in 600m, Nolan Bryan won 7th place for 100m, Cameron Rothenberger won 8th place in 60mH and Noah Brolin took silver in shot put.
The 12 year old top 8 performances included: Annika Yong for long jump (6th), javelin and 80mH (4th). Nicole Blatherwick is to be congratulated for her silver in hammer. Levi Tuura competed to win in multiple events including: 5th in shot put, 6th in javelin, 7th in high jump and 8th place in long jump! Noah Duke took 4th in his 800m. Kairo Chiang took 1st place in 200m and 7th for 80mH, long jump and shot put. Noah Duke won well in his 800m with a 4th place finish!
The 13 year old squad won well on the track and in throws as well:
- Emily Bowles won a trio of medals (silver in 800m and 1200m and bronze in 2000m)
- Monika Arcadi took bronze in the 800m and 1200m
- Kate Bowles was top 8 in shot put (6th), hammer (4th) and javelin (6th)
- Naseeb Shokar took 8th place for shot put
- Cameron DeWith won 4th place in 1200m but also took 7th for high jump
In the 14-15 (Midget) category, top 8 performances were scored primarily on the track but also in the jumps with Emma Dolman taking 5th for 300mH and 8th for 300m and Katelyn Stewart Barnett taking gold for 1200m, silver for 2000m and 2nd in high jump and 4th in long jump. Nikhil Hirani took 2nd in 1500m RW.
Throws Events dominated the top 8 performances for the older athletes.
Zuzanna Liniewski competed to win the silver in hammer throw in the 14-15 category and 5th in discus and in the 16-17 age group Joelle Pinvidic took bronze in hammer throw while Kaitlyn Hanger took 4th place. Evan Smith took 2nd place in javelin for 16-17 year olds.
Competing in the 16-22 year old category, 16 year old JV Patry-Smith won Bronze in javelin, 5th in discus and 8th in shot put. Brianna Bates took the silver medal in the javelin and Lauren Vanee took 7th place in javelin.
In the jumps zone, 16 year old Max Jones won bronze in the pole vault, competing in the 16-22 age group.
The older athletes won well on the track as well with the following top 8 performances:
- Ryan Jensen won bronze in 110mH
- Grace Fetherstonhaugh won gold in 3000m SC and silver in 1500m
- Emily Chilton took 6th place for 400m
Full details and results can be found at the following link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B338BHhSuiLpdjU5RUlPSWs2RUV2SmVxV0N0OWVSWHhyVTVn/view