The Dish:  Dual Meet Declaration, Para Details, and Deadlines

Lots on the go here at AO! Specifically, we have athlete nominations for the Ontario vs. Quebec Midget Indoor Dual Meet to share with you, upcoming para competition details, and registration deadlines to pass along. Have a look!

#1) Midget Dual Meet Athlete Declaration: Athletics Ontario is thrilled to announce the following athletes have been selected for the Ontario vs. Quebec Midget Indoor Dual Meet team. Congratulations to:

Last Name First Name Event Event Event Event Club
Bradshaw Nikita 300m Durham Legion Athletics
Brar Jasmina 2000m Durham Dragons Athletics
Browne Keena 60m Durham Legion Athletics
Catton Jillian HJ TJ Brampton Bullets
Colaire Shaleah 60mH Durham Dragons Athletics
Crowther Ireland 60mH LJ TJ SP London Western TFC
Dias Gabi 60m York University TFC
Fetic Maya PV Niagara Regional Athletics
Gibb Abbey HJ TJ Windsor Legion TFC
Greig Madison 800m South Simcoe Dufferin TFC
Hayhoe Breanna PV Bolton Pole Vault
Hurrell Lauren PV London Western TFC
McCarthy Fiona WT SP Brockville Legion Track Club
Mrkobrada Delainey 800m 2000m Newmarket Huskies Track Club
Muraleetharan Madura SP United Tamil Sports Club
Ormond Cameron 800m 2000m Newmarket Huskies Track Club
Pierre-Webster Makenzy 60m 300m Durham Gazelles
Rizzo Sydney LJ London Legion Track and Field Alliance
Rodrigue Maia HJ Laurel Creek TFC
Sathiyamether Thuvarakaa SP United Tamil Sports Club
Sivakumar Keerthana LJ United Tamil Sports Club
Witherspoon Anna 300m 60mH Durham Legion Athletics


Last Name First Name Events Events Events Club
Burke Nicholas HJ Unattached
Denes Tyler 60mH PV TJ Bolton Pole Vault
Diederik Nils 60mH Laurel Creek TFC
Elliot Jeremy SP WT Saugeen TFC
Exley Adam 60mH LJ Laurel Creek TFC
Fournier DeAndre HJ TJ Niagara Olympic Club
Jackson Asante 300m Durham Legion Athletics
Kellar Dante 60m 300m Niagara Olympic Club
Koyanagi Kyle 800m London Legion Track and Field Alliance
McKelvey Liam 2000m Phoenix Athletics Association of Ontario
Michailidis Wesley TJ LJ London Western TFC
Mota Nicholas 2000m Newmarket Huskies TFC
Ponsamy Senthuran SP United Tamil Sports Club
Renford Marcus 60m LJ Centro Scuola
Rice Michael 60m 300m Laurel Creek TFC
Woodhall Lucas SP WT Blue Devils AC
Rowe Tristin 800m Blue Devils AC
Timm Caleb HJ Laurel Creek TFC
Zelek Joshua 800m 2000m Huron-Perth Wind


Athletics Ontario has vacancies for this team that we are still looking to fill. AO is currently looking for athletes for Race Walk, Weight Throw, Boy’s Shot Put, and Boy’s Pole Vault. Please send nominations for any of the aforementioned vacancies to: [email protected].

#2) Details on a Para Challenge: The Athletics Ontario 2016 Youth Senior Championships is offering an open invitation to para athletes who are keen on competing in the Shot Put, 200m, and 400m events. This opportunity will provide para athletes with an indoor competition, while we await the launch of the 2016 outdoor season. AO is eager to create a team challenge program for para athletes that will be held in tandem with our championships. All entries from para athletes will be free of charge, however, we are asking competitors to email [email protected] with their classification following the completion of their entry form on Trackie. Additional information on this upcoming meet can be found on our events calendar.

#3) Deadline reminder: Please be sure to sign up for the second Athletics Ontario Championships event, which is coming up on February 13th and 14th. The entry deadline for the AO Youth Senior Championships, BMJ Relay and Race Walk with (ON vs. QC) Midget Dual Meet is this Monday, February 8th at 3:00pm.  If you are a coach and have already registered to be on to the field of play for the AO Championships event on Sunday, February 7th, please hang on to your Coaching Pass from that first meet, as you can re-use said pass for the 13th and 14th.

We look forward to seeing many of you at our upcoming Championship events!