RCTFC JD athletes shine bright at the BC Athletics JD Championships!

Congratulations to the 38 RCTFC athletes who competed at the 2019 BC Athletics JD Track & Field Championships in Surrey July 19-21.

The athletes took home a total of 22 medals and in addition to the medals, there were also 40 top 8 performances.  All athletes should be very proud of their performances and the many PB’s they set over the course of the weekend.  Great job everyone!

Top 8 & Medal performances included:

9 Year Old Category

  • Emily Forsythe won Silver in 1000m, Bronze in high jump and 4th in shot put
  • Lorenzo Loconte won Bronze in 1000m, 4th in 600m and 7th in long jump
  • Ludmila Afanaseva won Silver in long jump, 5th in 100m and 7th in 60mH
  • Avani Kaila won 7th in 60m and 6th in shot put
  • Aashni Patel won 7th in 600m and 8th in 60m

10 Year Old Category

  • Desmond Schiebler won Gold in 1000m, Bronze in 100m, Bronze in 600m and 4th in long jump
  • Mia Gracia won Silver in 1000m, Bronze in 600m
  • Benjamin Mackinnon won Silver in shot put, 4th in 60mH, 4th in discus and 7th in  high jump
  • Raaweya Maghera won 4th in shot put
  • Oliver Pope won 5th in 1000m
  • Amara Chiang won 5th in shot put
  • Elizabeth Blatherwick won 5th in javelin
  • Hope Blatherwick won 6th in javelin and 7th in long jump
  • Fin Moreland won 7th in 1000m

11 Year Old Category

  • Talia Phangura won Gold in discus and Gold in shot put (tied for the provincial record!)
  • Ava Forsythe won Silver in 1000m and Bronze in 600m
  • Marek Laga won Silver in 200m, 4th in 100m, 6t hin 60m and 8th in long jump
  • Maresa Loconte won Bronze in shot put, Bronze in javelin and 7th in 600m
  • Jackson Schiebler won Bronze in 600m, Bronze in 1000m
  • Nathan Vorell won 4th in 1000m and 6th in 600m
  • Abby Brolin won 4th in shot put
  • Keila Dixon won 6th in javelin

12 Year Old Category

  • Ellie Yong won Gold in 200mH, 4th in 200m and 4th in long jump
  • Ben Rohu won 6th in 100m and 6th in 80mH
  • Julian Lauritzen won 6th in 1200m
  • Patrick Dwan won 7th in 800m and 7th in 80mH

13 Year Old Category

  • Nathalie Flood won Silver in pole vault
  • Indira Chiang won Bronze in pole vault and 5t hin shot put
  • Mballany Kambidi won 4th in 100 and 5th in 200m
  • Lishan Melles-Hewitt won 7th in 800m and 8th in 80mH

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Congratulations as well to the 13 year old girls on their Gold medal win in the 4x 1200m sprint medley relay and Silver medal win in 4x 100m.

Many thanks to the all the coaches for their guidance and support throughout the season!

Full results can be found at the below link: