Wrapping Up the U18 and Open Provincial Championships

It was another hot weekend inside the Toronto Track and Field Centre. With over 1,000 event entries, we had a fantastic turn out and another great meet. 

Two new records were set this weekend. The first was a new national record, set by Brittany Crew in the women’s shot put. Her first throw of 18.36m broke the new pending national record she set last weekend of 18.30m. Then just minutes later, she did it again, throwing 18.81m, which ended up being her best attempt, and will remain as the new national record. 

Also in the field, Kalista Elliott, an Unattached athlete, competed up an age category in the U18 Women’s Triple Jump, and set a new U16 Girls provincial record. Her final attempt of 11.80m was her best jump of the competition, earning her the new record title, as well as a silver medal in the event. 

On the track, Stephen Davis of Laurel Creek T.F.C. set a new U17 record in the Men’s 60m Hurdles with a time of 8.21 seconds. The previous record was 8.23 seconds, set by Dwane Higgins back in 1998.

Many other athletes had incredible performances as well, some earning multiple medals. It was a fantastic event for everyone. 

We’d also like to give a special thanks to Project Athletics, York University Track Club, and Variety Village Track club for providing us with so many great volunteers, which truly helped us to stay on time and run a great event. 

 We will be sharing a photo album in the next few days, so keep your eye out for our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AthleticsOnt/

Final Results: https://athleticsontario.ca/statistics/results/indoor/2020/200208-ao-icsm3.pdf

For a list of gold medal finishers, see below: 


Open Women’s 3k RW: Audrey McCarthy, Peterborough Legion (15:47.71)
Open Men’s 5k RW: Jianping Xu, Dundas Valley (26:36.07)
Open Women’s 1500m: Naomi Herman, Saugeen Track (4:47.14)
Open Men’s 1500m: Ethan Davenport, University of Toronto T.C. (4:00.62)
Open Men’s 60m: Keysean Powell, Extreme Velocity (6.86s)
Open Women’s 60m: Shaina Harrison, Flying Angels (7.37s)
U18 Girls 1500m: Hallee Knelsen, St. Thomas Legion (4:38.29)
U18 Boys 1500m: Riley Flemington, Oakville Legion (4:02.16)
U18 Girls 60m: Gabrielle Cole, Flying Angels (7.65s)
U18 Boys 60m: Almond Small, Flying Angels (6.96s)
Open Women’s 400m: Yanique Bennett, South Simcoe (59.49s)
U18 Girls 400m: Isabella Goveia, Niagara Olympic Club (58.66s)
Open Men’s 400m: Abdullahi Hassan, Phoenix Athletics (48.59s)
U18 Boys 400m: Daniel Reader, Hamilton Olympic Club (51.47s)
U18 Girls SMR (2-2-4-8): Monte Cristo Track Club (Hailey Reid, Elise Sawyer, Olivia Dodds, Amelia Dodds) – 4:11.42
Open Women’s SMR (2-2-4-8): Hamilton Olympic Club (Rachel Watson, Erin Lou, Isabella Bauman, Sarah Cushnie) – 4:19.27
U18 Boys SMR (2-4-4-8): St. Thomas Legion (Dylen Belanger, Vincent Moore, Harrison Belanger, Mason Basson) – 3:49.80
Open Men’s SMR (2-4-4-8): Phoenix Athletics (Abdullahi Hassan, Matthew Richards, Fabian Hayles, Rocharn Wilson) – 3:45.43 

U18 Girls Weight Throw: Jessie Buck, South Simcoe (15.67m)
Open Women’s Weight Throw: Holly Taylor, SISU Throws Club (15.84m)
U18 Girls Shot Put: Liv Sands, London Western T.F.C. (13.06m)
U18 Boys Long Jump: Mark Skerl, Monte Cristo (6.90m)
Open Men’s High Jump: Hans Lafleur, C.A.N.I. Athletics (2.10m)
U18 Girls Pole Vault: Jennifer Elizarov, Elite Pole Vault (3.90m)
Open Women’s Shot Put: Brittany Crew, SISU Throws Club (18.81m) *New Canadian record
U18 Girls Long Jump: Peace Omanzane, Flying Angels (5.83m)
U18 Boys High Jump: Thomas Becker, C.A.N.I. Athletics (1.90m)
Open Women’s Long Jump: Brittney Gibbs, Phoenix Athletics (5.58m)
Open Men’s Long Jump: Bryson Patterson, C.A.N.I. Athletics (7.30m)
U18 Boys Pole Vault: Bennett Woods, Georgian Jumps (4.20m) 


Open Women’s 3000m: Petal Palmer, Blue Devils (10:03.40)
Open Men’s 3000m: Navid Rostami Balow, Newmarket Huskies (8:32.86)
U18 Girls 3000m: Emily Bryce, Saugeen Track (10:06.25)
U18 Boys 3000m: Owen Pink, Dorchester PV (9:25.92)
Open Men’s 60mH: Oluwasegun Makinde, Ottawa Lions T.F.C. (8.68s)
Open Women’s 60mH: Tia Thevenin, Unattached Ontario (8.55s)
U18 Boys 60mH: Mark Skerl, Monte Cristo (8.08s)
U18 Girls 60mH: Tayah Desouza, St. Thomas Legion (8.73s)
Open Women’s 800m: Cassandra Williamson, Phoenix Athletics (2:10.85)
Open Men’s 800m: Abdullahi Hassan, Phoenix Athletics (1:52.88)
U18 Girls 800m: Hallee Knelsen, St. Thomas Legion (2:10.90)
U18 Boys 800m: Ajandan Arulananthan, University of Toronto T.C. (1:59.03)
Open Women’s 200m: Nyoka Maxwell, C.A.N.I. Athletics (25.20s)
Open Men’s 200m: Marcus Renford, Centro Scuola (22.24s)
U18 Girls 200m: Mckayla Francis, Flying Angels (25.83s)
U18 Boys 200m: Domenic Barresi, Hamilton Olympic Club (22.64s) 

U18 Boys Weight Throw: Josh Linington, Brantford T.F.C. (20.53m)
Open Men’s Weight Throw: Jeremy Elliott, Saugeen T.F.C. (14.28m)
U18 Boys Shot Put: Jacob Bacsek, Brantford T.F.C. (15.53m)
U18 Boys Triple Jump: Joshua Seepersad, Speed Academy (13.30m)
U18 Girls High Jump: Callista Blair, Monte Cristo (1.70m)
Open Women’s High Jump: Alexys Maurice, 310 Running (1.45m)
U18 Girls Triple Jump: Peace Omanzane, Flying Angels (11.82m)
Open Men’s Pole Vault: Josh Dorion, Georgian Jumps (4.21m)
Open Women’s Triple Jump: Brittney Gibbs, Phoenix Athletics (12.10m)
Open Men’s Triple Jump: Japhet Divita, C.A.N.I. Athletics (13.74m) 

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