Monday, July 10, 2017

2017 Canada Games Athletics Team Announced

The Newfoundland and Labrador Athletics Association (NLAA) is pleased to announce the Athletics Team that will represent Newfoundland and Labrador at the 2017 Canada Summer Games.

Forty-one athletes across this province have been selected to the team to compete at the 2017 Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, July 27 - August 5.

2017 Canada Games Athletics Staff:
  • Head Coach: Jennifer Stender (St. John's)
  • Coach: John Gamble (St. John's)
  • Coach: Rosemary Forsey (Kippens)
  • Coach: George Stanoev (St. John's)
  • SO manager Stephen Connolly (St. John's)
  • SO attendant Colleen Ryan (St. Philip's)
  • SO attendant Clinton Kerfont (Red Brook)
  • Para manager Margaret Tibbo (St. John's)
  • Para attendant Dita Gracewood
  • Para attendant Patrick Henderson

Athletes selected to the 2017 Canada Games Team:
  • Barnes, Chantal (St. John's) - 400m, 800m, 4x400m Relay
  • Boland, Jennifer (St. John's) - 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay
  • Bonia, Camryn (St. John's) - 400m, 800m, 4x400m Relay
  • Brace, Jenny (Mount Pearl) - 1500m
  • Brochu, Holly (Point Au Mal) - High Jump
  • Butler, Cheryl (Paradise) - Triple Jump
  • Chan, Nicole (St. John's) - Long Jump, Triple Jump, 4x100m Relay
  • Deshpande, Harshal (St. John's) - 4x100m Relay
  • Elliott, Charlotte (Stephenville) - Javelin Throw
  • Evelley, Pjeter (Gambo) - Shot Put
  • Foley, Emily (St. John's) - Heptathlon
  • Greeley, Jessica (Portugal Cove-St. Philip's) - Special Olympics: 100m, 200m
  • Hamilton, Josh (St. John's) - 100m, 400m, Long Jump, 4x100m Relay
  • Harding, Mykenzi (St. John's) - 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay
  • Hayward, Erica (Mount Pearl) - Long Jump, 4x100m Relay
  • Hicks, Cori (Flat Bay) -  wheelchair: 200m, 400m
  • Holley, Paul (Mount Pearl) - 4x400m Relay
  • Howley, Julia (St. John's) - 1500m, 4x400m Relay
  • Johnson, Michael (Paradise) - 400mH, 4x400m Relay
  • Jones, Jeremy (St. John's) -  wheelchair: 200m, 400m
  • Kakoko, Jeremy (St.John's) - 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay
  • Knight, Eric (St. John's) - 4x400m Relay
  • Knight, Evan (St. John's) - 800m, 1500m
  • Leawood, Stacey (St. John's) - 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay
  • Ledevehat, Shae (Mount Pearl) - Heptathlon
  • Moulton, Levi (Paradise) - 1500m, 5000m
  • *Noble, Gavin (Middle Arm Gb) - Para: Shot Put, Discus Throw
  • Noftall, David (St. John's) - Special Olympics: 100m, 200m
  • Noseworthy, Matt (St. John's) - 5000m
  • Peacock, Chris (St. John's) - 200m
  • Pittman, Joseph (Spanish Room) - Decathlon
  • Pomeroy, Molly (St. John's) - 4x400m Relay
  • Power, Gerard (Mount Pearl) - 400m, 800m, 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay
  • Rowsell, Mark (Corner Brook) - High Jump
  • Ryan, Megan (Marystown) - 5000m
  • Ryan, Olivia (Burin Bay Arm) - 4x100m Relay
  • Walsh, Samantha (Stephenville) - Special Olympics: 100m, 200m
  • White, Donovan (Stephenville) - High Jump, 4x100m Relay
  • White, Katara (Stephenville) - Javelin Throw
  • Wood, Andrew (St. John's) - 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay
  • Young, George (Stephenville Crossing) - 4x400m Relay
*Conditional selection, pending event spot allocation approval by the Canada Games Council

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