Athletics Canada names 42 athletes to 2014 World Junior Championships team

July 10, 2014 0

OTTAWA – Athletics Canada announced today a team of 42 athletes to compete at the IAAF World Junior Championships July 22 through 27 in Eugene, Oregon.

Carla Nicholls, World Junior Championships Head Coach; “I am thrilled to be heading the next generation of Canadian success at the IAAF World Junior Championships.  This championship is pivotal in the career of our junior athletes, and in their pathway to high performance success.  Many world class athletes begin their pathway to international success at the World Junior Championships.” Coach Nicholls adds; “The coach and support staff is well experienced and prepared to provide an environment that will allow these athletes to compete at their very best when it counts.”

Team Canada – 2014 World Junior Championships

Name Event Hometown Personal Coach
Mariam Abdul-Rashid 400m Hurdles Oshawa, ON Patrick Russell
Marek Adamowicz 10km Race Walk St-Bruno, QC Robert Bonenberg
Bolade Ajomale 100/200m Richmond, ON Earl Letford
Brandon Allan 3,000m Steeplechase Amherstburg, ON Dave & Chris Scarrow
Katelyn Ayers 800m/1500m Orillia, ON Dave Scott- Thomas
Deion Barker Relay Mississauga, ON Erwin Turney
Daniel Brady Relay Toronto, ON Adrian Roberts
Christian Brennan 400m Hamilton, ON George Kerr
Natasha Brown 100m Edmonton, AB Antoine Boussombo
Leya Buchanan 200m Mississauga, ON Tony Sharpe
Kendra Clarke Relay Edmonton, AB Dwight Francis
Asianna Covington Hammer Throw Vancouver, BC Richard Collier
Joshua Cunnigham 400m Markham, ON Lennox Graham
Stevens Dorcelus Long Jump Montreal, QC Bogdan Tarus
Georgia Ellenwood Heptathlon Langley, BC Nate Davis / Dwayne Lotnick
Agnes Esser Discus Victoria, BC Sheldan Gmitroski
Andre Ford-Azonwanna 100/200m Toronto, ON Desai Williams & Karl Gray
Jillian Forsey 5000m Kippens, NL Sean Cleary
Allison Harris Pole Vault Toronto, ON Tom Moss
Robert Heppenstall 800m Hamilton, ON Phillip Steel
Jesse Hooton 10,000m North Vancouver, BC Marek Jedrzejek
Jared Kerr 400m Hurdles Brampton, ON Earl Letford
Justyn Knight 5,000m Vaughan, ON Terry Radchenko
Jessy Lacourse 3000m Steeplechase Victoriaville, QC Jacques Hince
Alexandra Lucki 1500m Toronto, ON Gary Westgate
Sade McCreath 100m Pickering, ON Micheal Dwyer
Heather Petrick 3000m/5000m Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Dave Scott- Thomas
Ben Preisner 3,000m Steeplechase Milton, ON Jeff Haller
Madeline Price 400m Hillsborough, BC Mark Mueller
Lucanus Robinson Relay Montreal, QC Mike Strange
Nicole Setterington 100m Hurdles London, ON Brandon Hon / Ken Harnden
Taylor Sharpe Relay Pickering, ON Tony Sharpe
Jordan Sherwood 400m Hurdles Cambridge, ON Nathan Taylor
Elijah Silva 800m Toronto, ON Steven Gulley
Gabriella Stafford 3000m Toronto, ON Terry Radchenko
Erinn Stenman-Fahey 800m Ottawa, ON Lorraine Mckenzie-Presley
Mike Tate 1,500m Heatherton, NS Chris MacKinnon & Eric Houle
Ashley Taylor 400m Hurdles Burlington, ON Adrian Roberts
Tia Thevenin 100m Hurdles Ajax, ON Colin Lewis
Graeme Thompson 400m Port Hope, ON Tony Sharpe
Raquel Tjernagel 200m New Westminster, BC Tara Self
Regan Yee 3000m Steeplechase South Hazelton, BC Mark Bomba

At the last World Junior Championships Canadian athletes set 13 personal bests and two Canadian junior records.

 

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