Français
post-it-member post-it-club-finder post-it-coaching
 Latest News  Recent News Headlines

Aug 4 2017 - Day 3 Recap Canada Games : 3 More Medals for New Brunswick

By: Alex Cyr

We are now done the third day of competition in Winnipeg at the 2017 Canada Games, and team NB keeps making noise with strong performances across the board.

Raphael Choquette placed 9th in the Javelin throw, attaining a distance of 48.16 metres.

In the shot put, Jennifer Bell narrowly missed the podium and finished fourth with a throw 13.89 meters. Her teammate, Kyla Hughes was 11th thanks to a throw of 11.66 meters.

 Allan Boutilier’s triple jump was good for12.63 meters, and his performance ranked him 12th.

In the women’s 100 meter B final, Veronique Omalosanga and Samantha Taylor posted times of 12.07 and 12.21, respectively. Their results earned them the 11th and 14th ranks overall.

In the special Olympic 100 meters, Jean-Francois Basque was 16th with a time of 15.19 seconds.

Veronica Coombes brought New Brunswick fans to their feet with a gold medal-winning performance of 1:16.73 in the 400 meters para-ambulatory race. Meanwhile, Jacob Leblanc finished fourth in the men’s race in a time of 57.36. Leblanc is three years younger than his next youngest competitor.

Leblanc had revenge, however, in the 1500 meters para-ambulatory race. His time of 3:52.98 earned him the bronze medal. Coombes, once again, electrified the stadium with a gold medal performance of 5:39.35.

In the men’s 400 meters, Jack Berkshire won the B final thanks to a time of 48.36 seconds. Andrew Leblanc crossed the line in seventh in the B final in a time of 50.75 seconds.

In the women’s 4x100 meter relay, our team comprised of Caroline Gagnon, Joelle Leger, Omalosanga, and Taylor finished in 7th in a time of 1:01.58.

In the women’s 1500 meter final, Hannah Cormier crossed the finish line in 16th, in a time of 4:59.57. On the men’s side, the well-established duo of Brady Graves of Michael Colford mixed it up in the final. Colford finished 8th thanks to a time of 3:59.20, with Graves directly behind him in 9th, running 4:04.11.

In the 400 meter hurdles A final, Timothy Brennan posted a time of 55.96 seconds to claim seventh spot. Brandon Leblanc was fourth in the B final and 12th overall. He stopped the clock at 58.12 seconds.

On the women’s side, Victoria Leblanc finished second in the B final and 10th overall in a time of 1:03.18. Her teammate, Miriook St-Arnauld was 14th overall and sixth in B final in a time of 1:08.48.

In the women’s discus throw, both Sara-Eve Noel and Melissa Pellerin unfortunately failed to qualify for the final round. Noel launched the discus for 32.51 meters, and Pellerin threw for 27.56 meters. They finished in 15th and 16th, respectively.

Finally, in the women’s triple jump, Tess Macdonald earned herself sixth place with a jump of 11.82 meters. Lexie Shannon was not far behind, thanks to her jump of 11.47 meters. She placed 9th.

Congratulations to all our NB athletes, and best of luck moving forward at the Canada Games!

2018-07-19 - Director of Run Jump Throw Wheel & Intro Programs Athletics New Brunswick
2018-07-14 - Final Legion Final Legion Team Announcement 2018
2018-07-11 - 2018 Legion Team announcement
2018-07-10 - Laura Dickinson runs at World Juniors Championships
2018-07-09 - NB 18+ Outdoor Provincial Championships and Legion Provincial Meet

 News by Month
July 2018 June 2018 May 2018
April 2018 March 2018 February 2018
January 2018 December 2017 November 2017
October 2017 September 2017 August 2017
July 2017 June 2017 May 2017
April 2017 March 2017 February 2017
January 2017 December 2016 November 2016
October 2016 September 2016 August 2016
July 2016 June 2016 May 2016
April 2016 March 2016 February 2016
January 2016 December 2015 November 2015
October 2015 September 2015 August 2015
July 2015 June 2015 May 2015
April 2015 March 2015 February 2015
January 2015 December 2014 November 2014
October 2014 September 2014 August 2014
July 2014 June 2014 May 2014
April 2014 March 2014 February 2014
January 2014 December 2013 November 2013
October 2013 September 2013 August 2013
July 2013 June 2013 May 2013
April 2013 March 2013 February 2013
January 2013 December 2012 November 2012
October 2012 September 2012 August 2012
July 2012 June 2012 May 2012
April 2012 March 2012 February 2012
January 2012 December 2011 November 2011
October 2011 September 2011 August 2011
July 2011 June 2011 May 2011
April 2011 March 2011 February 2011
January 2011 December 2010 November 2010
October 2010 September 2010 August 2010
July 2010 June 2010 May 2010
April 2010 March 2010 February 2010
January 2010 December 2009 November 2009
October 2009 September 2009 August 2009
July 2009 June 2009 May 2009
April 2009 March 2009 February 2009
January 2009 December 2008 October 2008
August 2008 July 2008 June 2008
May 2008 April 2008 March 2008
February 2008 January 2008 December 2007
November 2007 October 2007 August 2007
July 2007 June 2007 May 2007
April 2007 March 2007 February 2007
January 2007 December 2006 November 2006
October 2006 August 2006 July 2006
June 2006 May 2006 April 2006
March 2006 February 2006 January 2006
December 2005 November 2005 October 2005
September 2005 August 2005 July 2005
June 2005 May 2005 March 2005
February 2005 January 2005