Taylor Farquhar places 7th on day 5 at World Juniors
Saturday, July 14, 2012
BARCELONA– Canada's best finish on day
five at the World Junior Athletics Championships came in the girl's 400-metre hurdles from Taylor Farquhar of Belmont,
Ont., who placed seventh in a time of 58.77 seconds.
boy's 800-metres Brandon McBride of Windsor, Ont., qualified for tomorrow’s final in a time of 1:47.69 placing third in the third and
fastest of the semi finals. Tyler Smith
of Westaskiwin, Alta., finished in eighth place in semi final heat #1 in
1:54.95, he did not qualify for the final.
advancing to a final was the girl’s 4x400-metres relay
team. The team of Alexandra Courtnall of
Victoria, B.C., Devan Wiebe of Vancouver, B.C., Julia Zrinyi of Winnipeg, Man.,
and Sage Watson of Medicine Hat, Alta., clocked in at 3:35.56 to place second
in their heat behind Jamaica who took first in 3:34.96. The boy’s 4x400-metre relay team
(Ayesu-Attah, Green, Alexandre, Bramwell) finished fifth in their heat in 3:13.68,
they did will not advance to the final.
boy's 5000-metres final Aaron Hendrikx of Parkhill, Ont., finished in 16th
place in a time of 14:29.97.
girl's 100-metre hurdles semi final Deshaunda Morrison of Calgary, Atla.,
placed fifth in semi final #3 in 14.03 seconds while Nicole Setterington of
London, Ont., finished sixth in 13.99 seconds in the second semi final heat.
Neither advanced to the final.
Schedule of events, start
lists, results and daily re-caps can be found at www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=525.
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