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Jan 31 2011 - Landry and Maltais break NB records at McGill team Challenge
Montreal- Competing at the 16th annual McGill Team Challenge, this past weekend, Pierre Landry (ASEA) established a new provincial senior record and became the first athlete from New Brunswick to long jump over 7 meters during a indoor competition. His jump of 7.06m was good enough to finished 3rd .
Naomie Maltais (ARA) also established a new provincial junior record with a throw of 12.38m in the weight throw.
Other performances from NB Athletes:
- Alex Black (UNB) finished 6th in the women’s shot put with a throw of 10.65m
-Jean-Marc Doiron (O2) was able to finish 10th in the 600m with a time of 1:22.27. Also in this race was Olivier Babineau from Dieppe who is a member of the McGill University team finished in 27th position with a time of 1:25.96
Full results can be found at the following site: http://mcgilltrack.com./meetResults/2011TeamChallenge/index.htm
Jan 31 2011 - Adam Gaudes does it again
Seattle– Adam Gaudes (FFT) sets a new New Brunswick junior and senior 400m indoor record during the 2011 University of Washington Invitational Track and field meet with a time of 49.47. This time ranks Adam first in Canada among juniors. Full results can be found here: http://www.gohuskies.com/livestats/c-track/012811/index.htm
Jan 27 2011 - Gaudes named to Athletics Canada identifies Rio 2016 Tier squads
Among the athletes named to the Tier 1 of the Rising Star is New Brunswick's own Adam Gaudes! Way to go Adam!
OTTAWA –Following this week’s identification of the Team 2016 Olympic Development Program, Athletics Canada announced today the athletes who comprise Tier 1 and 2 of the Rising Star and Junior squads, both key components of the road to Rio 2016. Team 2016, along with the Rising Star and Junior squads, are designed to create a development pathway to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, as well as laying the foundation for sustainable high performance success.
Athletes enter the Olympic Development Program in Tier 2 with a minimum D standard in their respective event and can then move up in the program. The program places a clear emphasis on linking athletes to Canadian centres and coaches.
For a complete list go to : http://athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=1102
Jan 26 2011 - Athletics Canada identifies athletes for Team 2016 Olympic Development Program
Yesterday Athletics Canada identified athletes for Team 2016 Olympic Development Program. The list included 2 New Brunswick Athletes with Geneviève Lalonde and Caleb Jones as part of the 21 athletes.
The program is designated to create a development pathway leading to sustainable high performance success in 2016 and beyond.
“Identifying the best young athletes who we believe can succeed in 2016 and beyond extends and widens our high performance pathway leading to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro”, explains Athletics Canada’s Head Coach Alex Gardiner. Gardiner adds, “Program director Carla Nicholls and National Centre coach colleagues have nominated a squad of athletes who have met international benchmarks for their age; these athletes are training with accomplished coaches in good environments. This is our next wave and it’s a strong one!”
More details or to see teh complete liste of Athletes go to : http://www.athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=1096
Jan 25 2011 - Britt Named to 2011 NACAC Cross Country team
OTTAWA - Athletics Canada announced today the athletes that will travel to Trinidad and Tobago for the 2011 North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Championships held Saturday February 19.
Dave Scott-Thomas, Head Coach of the NACAC team; “I've been on a lot of national teams and I am always impressed by the energy condensed when a young athlete puts on the Canadian uniform. These squads are talented, they're focused and they'll race together as true teams.” He adds; “Full credit to the athletes and their personal coaches for working through the cool twilight of a Canadian winter and blasting into the Caribbean sun.”
Canadian 2011 NACAC Cross Country Team
Senior Men 8km
Black Creek, BC
Senior Women 6km
St. John’s, NL
Port Moody, BC
Junior Men 6km
Dennis Fairall / Gary Malloy
Junior Women 4km
Dawson Creek, BC
Mike Van Tighem
Integrated Support Team
For more information visit: http://www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=549.
Jan 24 2011 - ANB athletes shine at Nova Scotia Indoor meet
A group of New Brunswick athletes made it out to Halifax this past weekend to try the brand new indoor Canada Games track in Halifax. Many came home with personal best including Andrew LeBlanc who finished 2nd in the 1200m breaking his own New Brunswick bantam boys record with a time of 3:57.12 . Congratulation to Mackenzie Amos who won girl’s 1200m race. .Morgan Hawkes and Tommy Mcginn who captured bronze in the 600m event.
Full results: http://www.athleticsnovascotia.ca/images/results/indooropen2011.pdf
Jan 19 2011 - Moncton Open highlights
Over 150 athletes participated in the first indoor track and field meet of 2011 the Moncton Open. Our young athletes did not disappoint with 6 provincial records set during this 2 day competition.
Veronica Coombes (ASEA) broke the wheelchair T54 400m record with a time of 1:31.30.
Chelsey Hall (FFT) broke her own bantam and midget 1200m record with a time of 4:05.44.
Josée LeBlanc (ASEA) established a new provincial record in the bantam girl’s triathlon (60m, LJ, SP) with a combined score of 843. Nicolas Maclean also broke the bantam boy’s triathlon record with a combined score of 1041.
Alexondra Kiely (FFT) broke the midget girls Penthalon record with a score of 2183 while Ben Fowler (SJTC ) broke the midget boys Penthalon record with a score of 2367.
For full results go to http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=428
The next indoor competition for New Brunswick athletes is the provincial Indoor championship being held in Oromocto on February 12.
Jan 18 2011 - Adam Gaudes lightning fast in Washington
Congratulation to Adam Gaudes (FFT) for breaking not only the senior and junior NB indoor 400m record but also setting a University of Victoria record. His run of 49.90 was good enough to finish 6th in a very strong field full results can be found here http://www.gohuskies.com/livestats/c-track/20110115/index.htm
His time also ranks him first nationally among juniors. WAY TO GO ADAM!
Jan 10 2011 - Athletics New Brunswick hosting Level 1 Officials Clinic
With national and international Track and field Championships being held in New Brunswick in the next few years, Athletics New Brunswick will be holding an introduction workshop for anyone interested in becoming a track and field official. This workshop that will take place at the CEPS of l’Université de Moncton from 6 to 8pm on Friday January 14th .
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