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New para-athletics records

Ottawa Springtime

Leah Robinson

Leah Robinson

Leah Robinson of Mannheim, Ont., established a new Canadian record and London Elite standard in the women’s T37 classification 400-metres at the Ottawa Springtime Meet in Ottawa, Ont.  Robinson stopped the clock at 1:10.81.


Chantal Beauchesne, a newcomer to the sport, made an immediate impact with two Canadian records. Chantal raced to record times in the T42 100-metres and 200-metres establishing new marks of 21.93 and 58.09 seconds respectively.


Calgary New Balance Series


Alister McQueen of Calgary, Alta., established a new Canadian record in the men’s F44 Javelin with a throw of 46.72-metres.  Alister finished just ahead of James Enright who came seconds with 45.46-metres.


Chad Drummond of Edmonton, Alta., set a new Canadian record of 25.01 in the men’s T46 200-metres.  The previous record of 26.70 belonged to Tom Callahan.


Paralympic Standards met over the weekend    


Athlete Hometown Event Performance Paralympic  Standard
Christy Campbell Kitchener, Ont. T34, 100m 23.58 London Elite
Earle Connor Calgary, Alta. T 42, 100m 12.95 London Elite
Eric Gauthier St-Faustin Lac-Carré, Que. T53, 100m 15.94 A Standard
Eric Gauthier St-Faustin Lac-Carré, Que. T53, 200m 27.24 A Standard
Stuart McGregor Ottawa, Ont. T13, 800m 1:58.63 A Standard
Virginia McLachlan Windsor, Ont. T35, 100m 16.70 Elite
Virginia McLachlan Windsor, Ont. T35, 200m 36.09 Elite
Alister McQueen Calgary, Alta. T44, 100m 12.16 A Standard
Alister McQueen Calgary, Alta. T44, Javelin 46.72-metres A Standard
Megan Muscat St Thomas, Ont. T37, 100m 15.97 Elite
Leah Robinson Mannheim, Ont. T 37, 400m 1.10.81 Elite
Kenneth Trudgeon London, Ont. F46, Shot Put 12.92-metres A Standard
Dustin Walsh Coquitlam, B.C. T11, 400m 23.58 A Standard


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