The results of the 2017 Jamboree are available at this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B338BHhSuiLpcUxuOEI5cUhiaHBHYTFVMmwybG1PVnBGU2Mw/view
The Gerry Swan Report on the Valley Royals Middle Distance athletes at the Jamboree is available here: Lucas Smith Completes His Season with Two Personal Bests
Medal winners, be sure to send us your photos, videos and PBs from the meet to add to this post & our Facebook Post. Send these to Monica at firstname.lastname@example.org
Gold Medalists: Rowan Hamilton Men 16-17 Hammer Throw (66.04m), Vikramjit Gondara Men 18-19 Hammer Throw (63.41m), Gregory Poirier Men 18-19 Shot Put (14.44m), Elliott Payne Men 14-15 Javelin Throw (55.64m) PB, Django Lovett Men 20&Up High Jump (2.24m–see video of this jump on our Valley Royals Facebook Page), Michael Lambert Men 18-19 High Jump (1.95m), Liam Espedido Men 14-15 High Jump (1.83m) PB, Alexa Porpaczy Women 16-17 High Jump (1.75m), Hannah Rolfe Women 18-19 High Jump (1.60m), David Boyd Men 20&Up Pole Vault (4.60m), Joshua Carsience Men 14-15 Pole Vault (3.05m)
Silver Medalists: Jayden Driver Men 18-19 Discus (40.48m) & Hammer Throw (54.30m), Harrison Trustham Men 14-15 100 Meter Hurdles (14.74 sec) & 300 Meter Hurdles (41.40 sec) PB
No Bronze Medalists but in 4th place: Hannah Lambert Women 16-17 Discus (29.33m), Dan Ko Men 16-17 Triple Jump (11.98m)
Event and Race entries are due to Christa by email at email@example.com by Sunday July 16th at midnight.
Due to the situation with fires, and concerns over air quality, a decision has been made to relocate the BC Athletics Junior Development Championships from Kelowna to South Surrey Athletic Park in White Rock. The Championships will be hosted by Ocean Athletics and the date will remain the same, July 21-23. Further details will be available at: http://www.oceanathletics.org/
Good luck to all of our athletes competing at the BC Athletics Track & Field Championships Jamboree this weekend! The Final Schedule has been posted at this link:
Congratulations to Vik, Rowan and Jayden on their performance at Nationals this past weekend!
Vikramjit Gondara won gold and Rowan Hamilton (U18 athlete stepping up to U20 for this event and current U18 Canadian record holder) won silver in U20 Hammer Throw at the Canadian Track & Field Championships in Ottawa. Both Vik and Rowan achieved identical top throws of 62.37m with their second best throws determining who won. Jayden Driver achieved 8th place in U20 Hammer Throw with a throw of 47.04m
Photo: Rowan Hamilton, Vikramjit Gondara and Jayden Driver. All three athletes are trained by Valley Royals Coach Harold Willers.
Congratulations to Valley Royal athlete, Alexa Porpaczy who achieved First Place in High Jump at the National Championships in Ottawa this week! Alexa won the Junior category with a jump of 1.77 m
Photo Credit: James Porpaczy
(Taken at the Harry Jerome International Meet)