Canadian correspondent checks in with links, records
Douglas J. Smith, president of the Ontario Masters track club, reports that a fellow photog, Steve Burger, has posted his shots of the WMA regional masters meet this past weekend in Guatemala City. Doug also writes: Brian (Keaveney) has the results up on the CMAA site. Doug also reports: “The BC Senior Games were held last weekend in Abbotsford. Harold reports that there were seven Canadian records broken at the Games:
1) M90 Jim Murray (age 91) shot put 6.63m
2) M60 Victor Njume (age 63) javelin 47.42m
3) M70 Douglas Monds (age 77) hammer 34.90m
4) M85 Olga Kotelko (age 87) triple jump 4.39m (0.4) (jumped 4.38m at BC’s)
5) W60 L Paulic (61), L Reed (71) M Radcliffe (64), A Douglas (60) 4x100m relay 1:05.50
6) M75 L Robson (79), I Thiessen (77) N Lesage (76), P Lefebure (75) 4x100m 1:06.15
7) W80 A Fleming (87), O Walker (89) O Kotelko (87), D McLeod-Smith 4x100m 1:59.77
“The W80 team set a WORLD RECORD in the 4X100m Relay. Congratulations.
“After an incredible streak of Spanish-speaking championships (Leon, Mexico; Carolina, PR, Dorado PR, Donostia ESP, Guatemala), you can put away the phrase book and pick up an Italian one.
“ONLY 367 DAYS TO GO UNTIL THE OPENING CEREMONIES IN RICCIONE !!
“One phrase that might come in handyвЂ¦вЂ¦
вЂњPer piacere. Chiamare il ambulanza. Signore Doug il funzionante de SteeplechaseвЂќ (Please call the ambulance. Doug is running the Steeplechase).вЂќ