Local athlete breaks Ontario record

Ryan Jacklin lead Saugeen Track and Field Club athletes with not only a triple medal performance at the Youth National Track and Field Championships held in Brandon, Manitoba over the weekend, but his 64.81 hammer throw is also an Ontario U17 and U18 record!

Jacklin won gold in the U18 discus and hammer events and earned a bronze in the Shot Put. Each of his performances was also a PB (personal best) and an STFC ACR (Age Class Record)

Emily Bryce contributed the other medal performance in the U16 Girls Sprint Medley Relay. Her outstanding 800m anchor leg clinched the gold for Ontario.

Jeremy Elliott (U18 Discus), Hanna Van Stuyvenberg (U18 Discus) and Ben Brewer (U16 Shot Put) all contributed 4th place performances. STFC athletes earned 15 top 10 performances at these Championships.

Full team results are posted below.

U18 Boys
Ryan Jacklin
1.5k Discus 52.11m GOLD, PB, ACR
5k Hammer 64.81m GOLD, PB, ACR
5k Shot Put 17.10m BRONZE, PB, ACR
Jeremy Elliott
1.5k Discus 47.77 4th, PB
5k Shot Put 15.14 7th
5k Hammer 50.45m 8th
U18 Girls
Hanna Van Stuyvenberg
1k Discus 37.70m 4th
Billie Martin
3k Shot Put 13.04 7th, PB, ACR
3k Hammer 47.13m 9th
U16 Girls
Emily Bryce
1200m 3:42.85 9th, PB
2000m 6:31.06 6th
U16 Girls 400-200-200-800 Relay – Ontario – GOLD
U16 Boys
Ben Brewer
1k Discus 45.63m 7th, PB, ACR
4k Shot Put 14.55m 4th
Aiden Hinsperger
100m 11.75 17th
200m 23.52 10th
Long Jump 5.88m 11th