Saugeen Track and Field Club is pleased to announce that six of their athletes have been selected to Team Ontario of the Royal Canadian Legion. Only 40 athletes from four age classes and across 64 events were able to be selected to the team . This is the most athletes that STFC has ever placed on the team.
The selected athletes and their events are:
Girls 15 and under
-Harley Martin, Shot Put, Javelin;
-Michelle Van Stuyvenberg, Hammer;
Boys 15 and under
-Ben Brewer, Shot Put, Discus;
Girls 17 and under
-Billie Martin, Hammer, Shot Put;
Boys 17 and under
-Ryan Jacklin, Hammer, Discus;
Jeremy Elliott, Hammer, Discus, Shot Put.
The Canadian Youth Championships will be held in Sydney, Nova Scotia from August 9-11. Team Ontario will be flying out a few days prior to competition for training and preparation. Each provincial team is totally funded by the Royal Canadian Legion and will compete against Legion and Club athletes from all across Canada.