Sunday, June 24, 2012

2012 Junior Olympics

16 Youth Athletes competed for the Elm City Track Club at the New England Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships on Saturday, June 23rd

Age division winners and runner-ups were:

Naomi Besson – Tied for 1st in the high-jump
Noah Kress – 1st in the long-jump
Tim Salamin – 2nd in the Shot Put, 2nd in the Discus

Other standout performances included:

Jaheim Lancaster – 14th in the 200, 8th in the 100, 8th in the long-jump
Noah Kress – 3rd in the 100, 7th in the 800
Thomas Pitts – 4th in the long-jump, 6th in the 100
Spencer Pitts – 13th in the 200, 11th in the long-jump
Wyatt Ferrando – 12th in the 200, 8th in the 400
Adam Minahan – 11th in the 400
Claire O’Connor – 13th in the 100, 17th in the 200
James West – 11th in the 800, 12th in the discus
Emma Cagney – 8th in the 800
Reena Dalwadi – 8th in the 400, 9th in the long-jump
Sara Stillings – 13th in the 400
Caitlin Swiger – 7th in the 400, 13th in the long-jump
Jett Giza -  5th in the 1500, 9th in the 800
Gunnar Shonbeck – 9th in the 400, 17th in the 200

Congratulations to all of the athletes on a fine day!

2012 Summer Track Opportunities:

7/11, 7/18, 8/8, 8/15
Wednesday Night Fun Runs, all ages, Keene Middle School Track, 6:00 p.m.
(Events: 100, 200, 400, Mile, 4x100 relay, Long-jump)

Friday, July 13th, 6 p.m., Amherst Mass. All-Comer meet
Friday, August 3rd, 6 p.m., Amherst Mass. All-Comer meet
(Events:  100, 200, 800, Mile, 2 mile, 4x400 relay, Long-jump)

Please email Erik Kress ( if interested

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