This past weekend at the Moncton 2010 stadium ANB hosted the Atlantic Outdoor Championships. We had another phenomenal performance amassing a total of 679 point to win the title by 115 points! We had 37, yes 37 atlantic champion performances and 7 provincial records, so get a cup of coffee and sit down 'cause this is gonna be a long one.
Going category by category we start with the PeeWee age group (11 and under).
We had 3 athletes this time around. Jasmine Cormier placed 2nd in the girls 1000m and 5th in the tetrathlon. Shelby MacIsaac placed 1st in both the girls 1000m and tetrathlon. Jayson Lawson placed 1st in the boys 1000m.
Bantam is next!(12-13 yrs old)
In this age group we had just one athlete. Sophie Black who placed 3rd in the 100m, 3rd in the 150m, 3rd in the 200m hurdle and 1st in the High Jump
Midget is the third.(14-15yrs old)
We had 13 Midget athletes at this one. Olivia Malone finished 7th in the 200m and 4th in the 300m. Laura Dickingson finished 3rd in the 1200m, 1st in the 2000m and also 1st in the 1500mSC. Melissa Pellerin finished 5th in the Discus and 1st in the Javelin. Nicholas MacLean finished 5th in the 100m, 4th in the 200m and 4th in the Long Jump. Jeffrey Wesselius finished 7th in the 100m, 6th in the 200m and 6th in the Long Jump. Francois Poirier finished 8th in the 300m and 6th in the 1200m. Sebastien LeBlanc finished 1st in the 100m hurdles and 1st in the 200m hurdles. Travis Steeves finished 3rd in the 100m hurdles, 7th in the Long Jump and 6th in the Tripple Jump. Clint Steeves finished 2nd in the High Jump, 1st in the Long Jump and 3rd in the Tripple Jump. Donnie Grant finished 3rd in the Long Jump, and 2nd in the Javelin. Colin LeBlanc finished 1st in the Shot Put. Joslain LeBlanc finished 6th in the 200m.
Youth is the fourth.(16-17yrs old)
We Had 5 Youth athletes this time around. Shawna McKay finished 1st in the 100m and 1st in the 200m. Sydnet MacDonald finished 1st in the 100m hurdles, 6th in the Long Jump and 1st in the Javelin. Kristopher Jones finished 2nd in the 100m and 4th in the 200m. Jacob Bradley finished 3rd in the 110m hurdles, 2nd in the 300m hurdles and 6th in the High Jump. Angus MacIntosh finished 1st in the 2000mSC.
Junior is the fifth.(18-19yrs old).
We had 5 Junior athletes (usually the smallest age group). Brandon Cleghorn finished 1st in the Long Jump. Aaron LeBlanc finished 2nd in the Discus and 2nd in the Hammer. Monika LeBlanc finished 8th in the Long Jump and 9th in the Tripple Jump. Alexander Williston finished 3rd in the 100m (combined with Senior) and 1st in the 200m. Lee Wesselius finished 1st in the 1500m and 1st in the 5000m.
Senior is sixth. (20-35 yrs old).
We had 7 Senior athletes. Chris Robertson finished 1st in the Discus. Pierre Landry finished 6th in the Discus. Alexa-Maude Mallais finished 1st in the 100m and 1st in the 200m. Stephanie Doiron finished 1st in the High Jump. Naomie Maltais finished 2nd in the Discus and 4th in the Hammer. Alexandre Coholan finished 2nd in the 200m. Jason Mackenzie finished 2nd in the Pole Vault and 5th in the Discus.
Our next category is para.
We had 3 para athletes competing. Veronica Coombes finished 1st in the 100m, 1st in the 200m, 1st in the 800m and 1st in the 1500m all in the T54 category. Christel Robichaud finished 1st in the Shot Put, 1st in the Discus and 1st in the Javelin all in the F58 category. Rilind Dragoshi finished 1st in the Shto Put, and 1st in the Discus in the F11 category.
As a final category we have Masters (35+)
We had 3 Masters athletes competing. Jules Comeau finished 1st in the 1500m, 2nd in the 800m and 1st in the Long Jump. Steve LeBlanc finished 2nd in the Discus and 2nd in the Hammer. Peter Stuart finished 1st in the Shot Put, and 1st in the Discus.
We also had 5 relay teams competing in their respective 4x100m races. Regretably we had a team DQ'd, the other 4 finished 3rd, 4th, 1st and 1st respectively.
Of those preceding results we had 7 provincial records.
Sophie Black broke the 200m hurdle record by more than 3s! Running 32.92s breaking the previous record of 36.05s
Laura Dickinson broke the provincial record in the 1500m steeplechase by more than 10s with a time of 5:11.94 beating her previous time of 5:22.01.
Melissa Pellerin broke the record in the Javelin with a throw of 35.59m eclipsing the previous record of 35.83m.
Sebastien LeBlanc broke the record in the 200m hurdle with a time of 27.58s breaking the previous record of 28.10s.
Sydney MacDonald broke the record in her javelin with a throw of 36.23m breaking the previous record of 33.96m.
Veronica Coombes broke her own record in the T54 800m with a time of 2:31.12 shattering her previous record of 2:43.41 by almost 12s.
Veronica Coombes also set a record in the T54 1500m with a time of 5:05.68.
That pretty much sums it up, full results are available on oyr results page or here: http://anb.ca/General/news.php?id=637