STFC Wins 11 National Medals – Jacklin Sets Canadian Record

Saugeen Track and Field Club (STFC) was well represented at the Youth National Track and Field Championships in Sydney, Nova Scotia on August 9-11.  

Hanna Van Stuyvenberg, Harley Martin, Billie Martin, Michelle Van Stuyvenberg, Jeremy Elliott, Lucas Jacklin. Ben Brewer, Ryan Jacklin, Coach Glenn Elliott (kneeling in front)

STFC athletes won 11 medals in total and had 18 top 10 performances; 1 National Record; 5 STFC Age Class Records and 8 Personal Best (PB) performances were achieved.

Ryan Jacklin led the way with a triple Gold performance in the U18 Men’s Hammer, Shot Put and Discus events and set a new Canadian record with his 69.59m toss of the 5k Hammer.  

Jeremy Elliott earned Silver medals in U18 Men’s Hammer and Discus.

Harley Martin won Silver medals in U16 Women’s Javelin and Shot Put.

Silver medals were also won by Lucas Jacklin – U16 Men’s Javelin, Hanna Van Stuyvenberg – U18 Women’s Discus, Billie Martin – U18 Women’s Hammer.  

Michelle Van Stuyvenberg won a bronze in the U16 Women’s Hammer.

This concludes an incredibly successful season for STFC.

The athletes and coaches want to thank all those who supported them and made the achievement of their goals possible.