Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Grace Thomson - Silver at National Legions

Great result for Grace Thomson. Congratulations Grace!!

Results - National Legion Track and Field Championship
Gagetown, Oromocoto, New Brunswick

Grace Thomson, representing Sudbury's Track North Athletic Club and the District H Legion, won a silver medal in the Under-15 80 metre hurdles at the National Legion Track and Field Championships in Oromocto, New Brunswick this weekend.

Thomson, a grade 10 student at Lockerby Secondary, ran a personal best time of 11.93 seconds in a hotly contested race that saw three athletes cross the finish line simultaneously. She was only 1/100th of a second behind the winner, Sophie Arsenault of Quebec, and 4/100's ahead of third place finisher, Chole Hetherton of Saskatchewan.

Thomson also ran on Ontario's 4 x 400m relay team that placed third, and the 4 x 100m team that placed fifth.