Mar 12 2017 - Atlantic Indoor Track & Field Championships Recap
The Atlantic Indoor Track & Field Championships took place this weekend at the CEPS facility of the Université de Moncton campus. New Brunswick athletes performed greatly, with 8 provincial records being set.
Provincial record performances include:
- In the bantam girls' pentathlon, both Onisha Goguen-Tshimbalang of Moncton and Abby Dubé of Fredericton went under the old provincial record of 1167, with Goguen-Tshimbalang finishing with a score of 1480, and Dubé with a score of 1214.
- Jordan Henri of Moncton won the youth boy's 60m with a new provincial youth record time of 7.05. Henri also won the 200m with a time of 23.15.
- Kyla Hughes of Cocagne won the Youth girl’s Shot Put with a new record of 13.92m beating her previous record of 13.38m.
-The ASEA junior boy’s relay team bested both the junior and U23 records beating the previous records of 1:38.00 and 1:37.27 respectively with a huge time of 1:37.04. The team consisted of Clint Steeves, Tim Poirier, Mickyle Welsh and Jordan Henri.
- Carol Lynn Landry beat the women’s 40-44 200m and 400m records with times of 37.61s and 1:26.77.
- Robert Jackson is the new holder of the 60-64 men’s 1500m with a time of 4:52.06.
-Heather LeBlanc set a new mark in the women's 50-54 shot put with a toss of 7m16.
Other notable performances include:
- Erin Vringer of Saint John won the bantam girls' 800m with a time of 2:29.90 and the 1200m with a time of 4:01.26.
- Shelby MacIsaac of Riverview won the midget girls' 60m with a time of 8.27, the high jump with a height of 1.50m, and won silver in the long jump with a best attempt of 4.35m.
- Ryan Evans of Saint John won the junior men's pentathlon with a score of 2993, just missing the provincial record of 3029 set in 2015.
"These are great final results for the province's indoor track season," said Gabriel LeBlanc, Technical Director of Athletics New Brunswick. "We now look forward to an exciting summer season that will feature Legions, Canada Games, Jeux de la Francophonie Canadienne, and the Jeux de la Fracophonie Internationale, among other events."
Pictou County Athletics Club won the championship banner with a score of 530, while A.S.E.A. Track Club finished second with a score of 375, and Valley Athletics finished third with a score of 312.
Full Results to the Atlantic Track & Field Championships can be found here: anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=921