2017 Canada Games Day 1 Recap.

Day 1 on the track was a hot one, great performances all around. Team Manitoba rounded up the day with 1 bronze medal, a few personal bests, and a lot of final round advancements. Here is a detailed breakdown:

  1. First and only medal of the day (Bronze) comes through Brooke-Lynn Boyd in the Javelin! She will be looking to build on the momentum in the shotput on Tuesday August 1st.
  2. Bryarre Gudmundson and Keara Andrew both came away with huge personal best in the Hammer Throw.
  3. Tegan Turner advances to the 100m A final on Thursday August 3rd with second fastest time overall, 11.84s.
  4. Matthew Therrien, Regan Hofley, Caleb Friesen, and Vesta Orchard all advanced to the 100m A final.
  5. Brian Yallits, Stefan Rheno, and Brianna Tynes all advanced to the 100m B final.
  6. Victoria Tachinski with a strong race, advances to the 400m A final.
  7. Tayo Babalola, Simon Berube, and Luc Deleau all advance to the 400m B final. Tayo ran a huge personal best time of 57.60s
  8. Sophia Mbabaali advances to the 400mh A final.
  9. John Shortt and Sarah Smith advance to the 400mh B final. Both running new personal best times.
  10. Jared Allary came away with a 1m personal best in the hammer throw.
  11. Sasanie Wanigasekara and Tyra Duma both advance to the Long Jump finals.
  12. Finally, both the men’s and women’s 4x100m relay teams posted solid times to advance to the A final.
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