Thursday, July 09, 2009

Caroline at IAAF World Youth Track and Field Championships

Track North's Caroline Ehrhardt will compete for Canada this Wednesday (July 8th) at the 6th IAAF World Youth Track and Field Championships in Sudtirol, Italy.
Caroline will be competing in her speciality, the triple jump, starting with the qualification round commencing at 5:40pm (Sudtirol time) on Wednesday.  The top 12 jumpers from the qualifying round will move onto the final, being contested on Friday, July 10th at 4:40pm.
Caroline recently set a new Canadian Interscholastic Record Holder on route to winning gold at the OFSAA championships in June with a jump of 12.76m.  Two weeks ago, she won a silver medal at the Canadian Senior Championships, placing behind Olympian, Tabia Charles.