BC Elementary Meet – Richmond – May 27, 28, 29
The Thunderbird JD’s showed their depth and versatility at the Minoru Arena achieving in total 81 personal bests over the three days of competition.
A 1, 2, 3 sweep in the 60mH by Madeline Waraich, Nyla Tukker and Anna Kruk, Caden Ferguson earning a 3rd place in his 80mH event
Libby Dabbs taking top honours in the 60m, a feat match by Miranda Stephens in the 100m; Sophia Aitken taking 3rd, and Sophie Taylor took 2nd in the 200m
Miranda Stephens added a second gold finish in the 300m with Sophia Aitken moving up to second spot, and Sophie Taylor taking third in the 13 year old 300m
The 600m saw Libby Dabbs and Maya Baechler both earning first place finishes, Cristina Banducci taking a second spot and Kai Martland earning a third place finish
Maya Baechler doubled with a win in the 1000m and the TBird team took first place in the 60m Shuttle Relay
In the field the trio of Sofia Kuzmanovic, Nyla Tukker, and Libby Dabbs swept the long jump, Clare Logan earning a second place in the older age group.
In high jump, Sofia Kuzmanovic, John Izdebski, Clare Logan, May Baechler and Emily Franke took gold, two silvers, and bronze and 4th place in their respective age groups.
Not to be outdone our throwers picked up two firsts (Madeline Britnell – shot, Alex Tucakov – shot), a second (Emily Franke – discus) and three thirds (Sophie Aiken – discus, Noelle Yau – discus, and Caden Ferguson)
Matthew Uliana (2004) achieved 2nd in the discus (26.15m) and 4th in the shot put (7.98m)
The JD Tbirds get stronger and stronger and we look forward to more great performances as the season progreeses.