Track North Athletic Club's Andrew Ellerton and Ross Proudfoot are both ranked #1 in Canada following their outstanding performances this past weekend.
Ellerton,28, competing in the 800m event at the USATF High Performance Meet at Occidental College in California, finshed with a time of 1 minute 46.39 seconds. This placed him 9th overall in the competition but will rank him number one in Canada when the updated Athletics Canada rankings are released later today. A video of his race is at:
Proudfoot, 18, competing in the open men's 1500m event at the Windsor Open ran a four second personal best finishing 4th in a time 3 minutes, 46.70 seconds. This time ranks Proudfoot number one in Canada for Junior (19 and under) aged athletes.
Interview with Ross:
Athletics Canada Rankings can be found at:http://www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=65
Other fine Track North Performances from the Windsor Open include:
Emma Tallman - 800m - 2:14.77 - 6th
Chantry Cargill - 1500m - 3:57.49 - 19th
Joe Burke - 800m - 1:58.61 - 15th
Eric Leishman - 800m - 1:59.02 - 16th