Juniors by the Numbers; Canadian Junior Championships start tomorrow

July 11, 2013 0

Athletics Canada

ST-THERESE – The Canadian Junior Track and Field Championships kick off tomorrow in St-Therese, Que.  546 athletes (297 male, 249 female) will converge at Richard Garneau Stadium competing for the national junior titles.

Entries:

834 total entries – 440 male / 394 female

Most entries on the track:
Men’s 200m > 50 entries

Women’s 200m > 47 entries

Most entries in throwing events:
Men’s discus > 14 entries
Women’s discus > 17 entries

Most entries in jumping events:
Men’s high jump > 24 entries
Women’s triple jump > 23 entries

Canadian Record Holders (pending 2013 ratification)

Men’s 100m – Andre De Grasse (10.25)
Men’s 1500m – Adam Palamar (3:38.92)
Men’s Pole Vault – Shawnacy Barber (5.71m)
Women’s Pole Vault – Robin Bone (4.22m)

Pan American Junior Championships Selection Trials

 The Canadian Junior Championships will also serve as the selection trials for the 2013 Pan American Junior Championships. The top 2 athletes who have achieved the standard within the qualifying period will be selected, provided they finish minimally top three this weekend. For more information including standards visit: http://www.athletics.ca/files/2013PANAMJUNIOR-SELECTIONCRITERIA-EN%20-%20UPDATED%20APRIL%2018.PDF

The Championships continue through Sunday July, 14th; for the latest information including the schedule visit: http://www.juniors.athletics.ca.

Live results will be available on the website above or directly here: http://liveresults.athletics.ca/Live_Results/2013/Junior_Championships/.

Follow us on Twitter @Athletics Canada #juniors2013, and Facebook CanadaTrackandField for updates throughout.

 

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