NS Legion Track and Field Team brings home 11 medals!
For immediate release – August 13, 2018
This past weekend, 38 athletes from Nova Scotia competed at the 2018 Royal Canadian Legion Youth Track and Field Championships in Brandon, Manitoba. The U18 team will be travelling home Tuesday with a little extra luggage…
The medallists are:
Keighan Decoff (New Glasgow) – bronze in U16 discus
Nick Beaulieu (Bedford) – silver in U18 100m
Maggie Smith (Halifax) – gold in U18 1500m *new legion record
Maggie Smith – gold in U18 3000m
Michael Lander-Pinard (Middleton) – gold in the U16 Javelin
Nick Beaulieu – bronze in U18 long jump
Keighan Decoff – bronze in U16 shot put
Diego Marshall (Antigonish) – bronze in U16 high jump
Nick Landry (Bridgewater) – bronze in U18 400m hurdles
Nick Beaulieu – bronze in U18 200m
Katie Blunden (Halifax), Mikayla Boucher (Dartmouth), Carley Burrell (Hammonds Plains) and Maggie Smith take the bronze in the U18 4×400
Head Coach Lauren Duke said, “I’m extremely proud of this young track and field team. They have worked very hard this entire season to make the standards and team selection for this national competition. They faced the best track and field athletes in Canada. The team brings home 23 personal bests, 1 legion record, 2 provincial records and 11 medals. We are very thankful to the Royal Canadian Legion for the support they have given over a 42 year history of this National Competition”.
The Legion National Track and Field Championships will be hosted in Sydney NS in August 2019 and August 2020.
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