Legion hosts track and field’s best in Langley

More than 700 athletes from across Canada vied for national titles at McLeod Athletic Park.

MAP was the site of the Legion national youth track and field championships Aug. 15-17. More information is at youth.athletics.ca. Several locals did well:

• Joel Harrison: set a Legion record in U16 pentathlon, including first in boys high jump, in the boys 100-metre hurdles, in boys long jump, and in the boys 1000-metre run, and second in boys shot put.

• Tanika Dolfo: third in the girls hammer throw U16.

• Teagan Rasche: third in the women’s hammer throw U18.

• Dean Ellenwood: second men’s 800-metre run U18.

• Chelsea Borrowdale: first in the girls 1500-metre steeplechase U16.

• Megan Champoux: second in girls 200-metre hurdles U16.

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