TBirds Shine at JD Championships - Kamloops - July 22nd to 24th

The last meet of the season, the BC JD Championships, provided excellent conditions for best performances and the TBirds did not disappoint. Each athlete recorded PB's over the weekend and should be proud of what they achieved. Way to go!!!

Highlights of the meet were:

Shaunika Suriya earning gold and bronze medals in the long jump and shot and recording PB’s in long jump (3.31 to finish first), shot (4.70m),, high jump (1.08m) and the 100m (16.93 to finish 7th). She also finished 7th in the 60m (10.39) and 4th  in the 60m hurdles in 13.10.

Marie-Louise Forsyth – Finished 2nd in Long Jump with 4.33, 3rd in Javelin with a PB of 23.64, and had a PB in the 300m of 46.52

Haley Madden – finished 5th in LJ with a huge PB of 4.35, a mark that guarantees her a gold crest

Kirstie Merkt-Caprile – recorded a PB in the 100m of 14.91 and a PB of 5.72m in shot.

A great time was had by all both at the meet and at the team dinner held on the Saturday night.