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Team Canada day 4 highlights from the World Junior Championships - Athletics Canada

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RunnerSpace.com/OFSAA   Jul 14th 2012, 12:18pm

 Team Canada day 4 highlights from the World Junior Championships  



BARCELONA -In the heptathlon Georgia Ellenwood of Langley, B.C., established a new personal best of 5262 points finishing 18th overall.   


Taylor Farquhar of Belmont, Ont., qualified for the 400-metre hurdles final placing third in the fastest of the three semi final heats. She clocked a new personal best of 57.82 seconds. The final is tomorrow at 8:45pm local time (2:45pm ET). Sage Watson of Medicine Hat, Alta., crossed the line in fourth in a personal best time of 58.04 seconds, but did not advance to the final.    


Tyler Smith of Westaskiwin, Alta., and Brandon McBride of Windsor, Ont., both qualified into the men's 800-metres semi finals. Brandon finished first in heat 7 with Tyler placing third in heat 4 in 1:49.77 and 1:48.78 respectively.   


The boy's 4x100-metres relay team finished fourth in their heat. The team of Devon Rittinger of Kitchener, Ont., Drelan Bramwell of Sarnia, Ont., Mobolade Ajomale of Richmond Hill, Ont., and Calvin Arsenault of Kitchener, Ont., clocked in at 40.58 seconds. The girl's 4x100-metres relay team (Paiement, Bingham, Fofanah, Davis) was disqualified and did not advance to the final  

In the morning session, 100-metre hurdlers Deshaunda Morrison (13.83) of Calgary, Alta., and Nicole Setterington (13.98) of London, Ont., both qualified for the semi finals.      


Other Canadian results on day 4





Time / Mark



Ryan Cassidy

3000m SC


8:56.88 (PB)

Grande-Digue, NB

Does not advance

Asianna Covington




Surrey, BC

Does not advance

Rayann Chin




Pickering, ON

Does not advance

Adam Kennan

Hammer Throw



Victoria BC

Does not advance

Antoine Thibeault

3000m SC



Shawinigan, QC

Does not advance

Ben Thorne

10,000m RW



Kitmat, BC


Jordan Young

Hammer Throw


No mark

Winsor, ON

Does not advance


 Schedule of events, start lists, results and daily re-caps can be found at

www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=525. Follow all the action live on Twitter (@athleticscanada) and Facebook (CanadaTrackandField). 




Robyn Woods 
Assistant, Communications & Events
Athletics Canada 
(613) 260-5580 ext. 3334 


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