It may have been the first time UTTC athletes have broken a WR at their home track!
Marie-Josée Le Jour set a World Record in the W35 Throws Pentathlon on Saturday at the Toronto Track & Field Centre with an incredible 4,047 pts – beating the existing WR of 3,730 pts held by Christi McCahill of New Zealand set in Brisbane in 2001.
MJ also becomes the first W35 thrower to break the 4,000pt mark, an impressive achievement!
Her series was hammer – 48.97m, Shot – 12.38m, Discus – 46.09, Javelin – 30.29m and Weight – 16.56m. She also set a Canadian Record in the Weight Throw of 16.77m.
MJ also coaches throws at UTTC.
Text and photo courtesy Bill Pearson
Seven UTTC athletes competed in the WMA Indoor Championships in Budapest March 25-31st.
Coach Chris Lemassif – 60m, 200m. 4X200m Relay CAN Record
Coach Paul Osland – 800m Silver medal CAN Record, 1500m CAN Record
Khama Beckles – 60m Bronze medal, 200m
Nigel John – 60m Final, 200m, 400m, Long Jump Final, 4X200m Relay
Jay Foubert – 60m, 200m, 4X200m Relay
Chris Warburton – 200m, 4X200m Relay CAN Record
Shaggy – 1500m, 3000m
UTTC Throws Coach Marie-Josee Le Jour
broke the CAN record with a 16.38 mark in the Weight Throw
breaking Karla Gabruch’s SK mark of 16.36
at Sunday’s Ontario Masters Winter Mini Met #2
UTTC’s John ‘Run Like’ Helliker and Duncan Greenshields
joined two Newmarket Huskies – John De Finney and Ted Paget
to break the Ontario M60 4X400m Relay Record in 4:45.71