2 Gold Medals for Manitoba on First Day of Canadian Legion Youth Championships

The Canadian Legion Youth Championships are underway in Ottawa, and congratulations to Julia Zrinyi and Steven Olson on their gold medal performances yesterday.  Julia won the Youth U18 -1500m in a time of 4:37.20 and Steven Olson won the Youth U18 High Jump with a personal best jump of 1.95m.  Neil Clark was tied for 3rd in the Youth U18 High Jump with a jump of 1.85m.

Live results are available at Athletics Canada

Day 2 Results:

300m

  • Sasanie Wanigasekara – 41.84 – 9th
  • Courtney Zajac – 45.22 – 32nd
  • Robert Anderson – 37.86 – 5th
  • Josh Kohut – 38.37 – 10th

400m

  • Melissa Kitching – 57.61 – 7th
  • Melanie Baran – 58.06 – 10th
  • Joseph McDonough (NWO) – 51.82 – 17th
  • Levi Sader – 53.26 – 28th

Heptathlon – Amy Graceffo – TTL Pts 4059 – 8th   – Amy had a strong second day, coming 4th in the Long Jump, 2nd in the Javelin and 7th in the 800m to move from 12th place after Day 1 up to 8th.

Day 1 Results:

100m

  • Courtney Zajac – 13.07 – 4th in heat – didn’t advance
  • Katie Staub – 12.58 -qualified for B final – 3rd in B final – 12.58 – 12th overall
  • Mallory Waters – 12.78 – 4th in heat – didn’t advance
  • Josh Kohut – 11.99 – qualified for B final – 5th in B final – 12.07 – 13th overall
  • Robert Anderson – 12.11 – 7th in heat – didn’t advance
  • Mike Akins – 10.87 – 2nd in heat -advanced to A final – 11.01 – 6th in A final – 8th overall
  • Kristoff Hunter – 11.39 – didn’t advance

1200m

  • Nick Kondrat (NWO) – 3:15.85 – 6th
  • Braeden Peters – 3:25.53 – 20th

1500m

  • Julia Zrinyi – 4:37.20 – 1st
  • Erin Teschuk – 4:43.06 – 6th
  • Levi Neufeld – 4:07.67 – 15th
  • Patrick Bullock – 4:10.65 – 21st

Hurdles

  • 100m – Eric Guy – 14.29 – 3rd in heat – qualified for final – 16.05 – finished 11th overall
  • 100m – Patrick McCaugherty – 15.66 – didn’t advance
  • 110m – Graham Woo – 17.06 – didn’t advance

Triple Jump – Sasanie Wanigasekara – 11.00 – 5th

Shot Put – Johnathan Kliever – 13.78 – 5th

Heptathlon – Amy Graceffo – after day 1 – 2325 – in 12th place

Relays

  • Men U16 – 48.08 – 4th
  • Men U18 – 44.13 – 4th
  • Women U16 – DNF
  • Women U18 – DQ
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