FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   Time-to-Run > Country and General Discussion > Canada
Home Forums Downloads Blogs
Time-to-Run on FacebookFollow TimetoRun on Twitter Running InformationUSA RunningRunning South AfricaRunning New ZealandRunning UKRunning CanadaRunning IrelandDeutsch LaufzeitRunning DenmarkSverige LöpningRunning FinlandTel Aviv Marathon Running Australia Running KenyaRunning EuropeRunning MaltaRunning NamibiaDonate for Training Advice
Canada Canadian News

World Championships come to an end

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-09-2011, 05:52 AM   #1
Newsroom's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Ttr Icon World Championships come to an end

DAEGU - The 13th edition of the IAAF World Championships came to a close today in Daegu, South Korea. Of the 202 countries that took part in the largest international athletics competition, next to the Olympic Games, Canada finished in 21st.

Sherbrooke, Que.’s Diane Roy raced to a gold medal yesterday in the T54 800-metres. Diane crossed the line in 1:50.91 for her first gold medal at an IAAF World Championship.

Dylan Armstrong of Kamloops, B.C., won Canada’s first ever medal across all throwing events at a World Championship. Armstrong threw the shot put 21.64 metres to secure the silver medal.

In the women’s heptathlon Jessica Zelinka of London, Ont., finished with an all time best placing for a Canadian in this event at worlds; Zelinka registered a ninth place finish with 6268 points. Ruky Abdulai of Coquitlam B.C., competed in her first heptathlon at a world championship and finished 13th with a personal best of 6212 points.

The women’s 100-metres hurdles saw two first time Canadian competitors at a world championship make the finals. Nikkita Holder of Pickering, Ont., finished in 6th overall registering two personal bests in the heats (12.90) and semi finals (12.84). Markham’s, Ont., Phylicia George finished in 7th overall; George also registered a personal best of 12.73 in the semi finals.

Thirteen athletes on the Canadian team made debut appearances at the IAAF World Championships. Among them were 2 finalists: Phylicia George and Nikkita Holder over the 100-metre hurdles, and 2 semi finalists: Geoff Martinson in the 1500-metres and Justyn Warner in the 100-metres. Eric Gauthier also competed in the T53 400-metres straight final.

4x100m Results from today

The 4x100-metre relay team of Sam Effah of Calgary, Alta., Gavin Smellie of Etobicoke, Ont., Jared Connaughton of New Haven, P.E.I., and Justyn Warner of Markham, Ont., finished sixth in the semi finals clocking 39.38 seconds and did not advance to the final.
Newsroom is offline   Reply With Quote

Go Back  Time-to-Run > Country and General Discussion > Canada

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump


» Recent Threads
To race is but a dream...
04-10-2011 09:45 PM
Last post by shadydaz
19-05-2019 09:39 PM
241 Replies, 172,945 Views
Sub 50 min 10k at altitude
20-03-2019 12:35 AM
by MarkCo
Last post by MarkCo
19-05-2019 05:03 PM
39 Replies, 1,571 Views
Working towards my first sub 45 10K
19-01-2019 07:41 PM
Last post by johanbakx
17-05-2019 06:41 PM
17 Replies, 2,294 Views
coming off base phase/when to up the...
13-11-2012 10:21 AM
Last post by TheEd
17-05-2019 06:05 AM
1,114 Replies, 593,463 Views
Sub 35
27-12-2011 12:01 AM
by jamieh
Last post by TheEd
07-05-2019 01:02 PM
668 Replies, 350,758 Views
5km Training - Want to be XC Ready by...
05-03-2019 11:24 AM
by dmw9255
Last post by TheEd
11-04-2019 05:57 AM
23 Replies, 1,398 Views
» Recent Blogs
Racing her first 10k races
18-09-2014 01:16 PM
by TheEd
Last post by TheEd
18-09-2014 01:16 PM
0 Replies, 67,050 Views
Intro to the athlete, MrsDuck
11-08-2014 11:16 AM
by TheEd
Last post by TheEd
11-08-2014 11:16 AM
0 Replies, 60,721 Views
Steve Jones Record
13-04-2014 12:46 PM
by TheEd
Last post by TheEd
13-04-2014 12:46 PM
0 Replies, 58,316 Views
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:10 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 2008 - 2019 Time-to-Run All Rights Reserved