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Athletics Canada names 42 athletes to 2014 World Junior Championships team

Thursday, July 10, 2014

OTTAWA - Athletics Canada announced today a team of 42 athletes to compete at the IAAF World Junior Championships July 22 through 27 in Eugene, Oregon.

Carla Nicholls, World Junior Championships Head Coach; “I am thrilled to be heading the next generation of Canadian success at the IAAF World Junior Championships.  This championship is pivotal in the career of our junior athletes, and in their pathway to high performance success.  Many world class athletes begin their pathway to international success at the World Junior Championships.” Coach Nicholls adds; “The coach and support staff is well experienced and prepared to provide an environment that will allow these athletes to compete at their very best when it counts.”

Team Canada – 2014 World Junior Championships

Name

Event

Hometown

Personal Coach

Mariam Abdul-Rashid

400m Hurdles

Oshawa, ON

Patrick Russell

Marek Adamowicz

10km Race Walk

St-Bruno, QC

Robert Bonenberg

Bolade Ajomale

100/200m

Richmond, ON

Earl Letford

Brandon Allen

3,000m Steeplechase

Amherstburg, ON

Dave & Chris Scarrow

Katelyn Ayers

800m/1500m

Orillia, ON

Dave Scott- Thomas

Deion Barker

Relay

Mississauga, ON

Erwin Turney

Daniel Brady

Relay

Toronto, ON

Adrian Roberts

Christian Brennan

400m

Hamilton, ON

George Kerr

Natasha Brown

100m

Edmonton, AB

Antoine Boussombo

Leya Buchanan

200m

Mississauga, ON

Tony Sharpe

Kendra Clarke

Relay

Edmonton, AB

Dwight Francis

Asianna Covington

Hammer Throw

Vancouver, BC

Richard Collier

Joshua Cunningham

400m

Markham, ON

Lennox Graham

Stevens Dorcelus

Long Jump

Montreal, QC

Bogdan Tarus

Georgia Ellenwood

Heptathlon

Langley, BC

Nate Davis / Dwayne Lotnick

Agnes Esser

Discus

Victoria, BC

Sheldan Gmitroski

Andre Ford-Azonwanna

100/200m

Toronto, ON

Desai Williams & Karl Gray

Jillian Forsey

5000m

Kippens, NL

Sean Cleary

Allison Harris

Pole Vault

Toronto, ON

Tom Moss

Robert Heppenstall

800m

Hamilton, ON

Phillip Steel

Jesse Hooton

10,000m

North Vancouver, BC

Marek Jedrzejek

Jared Kerr

400m Hurdles

Brampton, ON

Earl Letford

Justyn Knight

5,000m

Vaughan, ON

Terry Radchenko

Jessy Lacourse

3000m Steeplechase

Victoriaville, QC

Jacques Hince

Alexandra Lucki

1500m

Toronto, ON

Gary Westgate

Sade McCreath

100m

Pickering, ON

Micheal Dwyer

Heather Petrick

3000m/5000m

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Dave Scott- Thomas

Ben Preisner

3,000m Steeplechase

Milton, ON

Jeff Haller

Madeline Price

400m

Hillsborough, BC

Mark Mueller

Lucanus Robinson

Relay

Montreal, QC

Mike Strange

Nicole Setterington

100m Hurdles

London, ON

Brandon Hon / Ken Harnden

Taylor Sharpe

Relay

Pickering, ON

Tony Sharpe

Jordan Sherwood

400m Hurdles

Cambridge, ON

Nathan Taylor

Elijah Silva

800m

Toronto, ON

Steven Gulley

Gabriella Stafford

3000m

Toronto, ON

Terry Radchenko

Erinn Stenman-Fahey

800m

Ottawa, ON

Lorraine Mckenzie-Presley

Mike Tate

1,500m

Heatherton, NS

Chris MacKinnon & Eric Houle

Ashley Taylor

400m Hurdles

Burlington, ON

Adrian Roberts

Tia Thevenin

100m Hurdles

Ajax, ON

Colin Lewis

Graeme Thompson

400m

Port Hope, ON

Tony Sharpe

Raquel Tjernagel

200m

New Westminster, BC

Tara Self

Regan Yee

3000m Steeplechase

South Hazelton, BC

Mark Bomba

 
 
At the last World Junior Championships Canadian athletes set 13 personal bests and two Canadian junior records.

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-AC-

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