Team Ontario Athlete Representation on Canadian Teams This Summer

We are so thrilled to have had so many of our Team Ontario athletes named to upcoming national teams. There are three major international meets taking place this summer, which will all feature Team Ontario athletes. The 2019 Summer Universiade FISU Games, the U18/U23 NACAC Games, and the U20 Pan American Games.

2019 Summer Universiade FISU Team

The 2019 Summer Universiade (FISU) Games will be taking place from July 3-14, 2019 in Napoli, Italy.  This will be the 30th anniversary of this event, first beginning more than six decades ago. It will feature more than 9,000 athletes and delegates from 128 countries. Check out the Team Ontario athletes who will be representing our country next month:

Keira Christie-Galloway, Ottawa Lions T.F.C. – 100mH
Makiah Hunt, Bolton Pole Vault – Pole Vault
Karson Kowalchuk, Extreme Velocity Track Club – 100m
Xahria Santiago, The Speed Academy – 400mH

U18/U23 NACAC Games

The U18/U23 NACAC Games teams were announced last week by Athletics Canada. This year’s event will be taking place on July 5-7, 2019 in Mexico. We have four Team Ontario athletes included in the list of Team Canada athletes who will be travelling to represent our country in the sport of Athletics.

U18
Abdullahi Hassan, Phoenix Athletics – 800m

U23
Khamal Stewart-Baynes, Extreme Velocity Track Club – 400m
Kendra Leger, Speed River T.F.C. – 100mH
Grace Tennant, SISU Throws Club – Discus, Shot Put

U20 Pan American Games

The U20 Pan American Games will be taking place this year in Costa Rica, from July 19-21. Athletics Canada announced last week as well, the list of athletes who will be traveling to represent Canada in the competition, and we are so excited to have seven Team Ontario athletes named to the team.

Myles Misener-Daley, Hamilton Olympic Club – 200m, 400m
Aurora Rynda, Unattached Ontario – 800m
Jocelyn Chau, University of Toronto Track Club – 1500m
Makenzy Pierre-Webster, The Gazelles – 100m, 200m
Foster Malleck, Laurel Creek T.F.C. – 1500m
Haley Walker, University of Toronto Track Club – 800m
Trinity Tutti, SISU Throws Club – Discus, Shot Put

Of the 138 athletes named to these three teams, 50% are Ontario athletes! View the full list of athletes here.

More information on these teams and their other members is available on Athletics Canada’s website.

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