Monday, July 20, 2009

Cdn Jr Results

Track North's Ehrhardt Crowned Canadian Junior Champion
Charlottetown, PEI

Track North's Caroline Ehrhardt (Espanola, ON) won gold in the women's triple jump event at the Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships held this past weekend in Charlottetown, PEI.

Ehrhardt, only 17, set a new personal best of 12.81metres to claim the gold against competitors aged 19 and under.

She also earned a silver medal in the women's long jump competition with a performance of 5.98 metres.

Other Track North results from the championships included:

Chantry Cargill (Sudbury), placed 9th in the men's 5000m race with a time of 15:49.82

Eric Roque (Sudbury) placed 12th in the men's 100m. Roque set a new personal best of 10.90 in his heat and ran 11.03 in his semi-final.

Ross Proudfoot (Sudbury) placed 12th in the men's 1500m final with a time of 4:03.99.  Proudfoot , also only 17 years of age, ran 4:00.70 in his heat to qualify for the final.

Emma Tallman (Mindemoya) placed 16th in the women's 800m with time of 2:17.66 in her semi-final and 2:18.03 in the "B" final.

Upcoming competitions for Track North athletes include the Provincial Championships for Youth (17 and under) being held in Timmins on July 25th & 26th and the National Youth Championships being held in Sherbrooke, August 8th and 9th.