IAAF World Youth Championships – Day 3 Results from Donetsk, Ukraine

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Emily Hooper

July 12, 2013 (ISN) – Mihailo Stefanovic of New Westminster, B.C., finished sixth in his 110-metre hurdles semi final in 14.03 seconds. Kailee Sawyer of Waterloo, Ont., clocked 2:08.99 finishing sixth in her 800-metres semi final; neither advance to the finals.

In the girl’s 200-metres opening round, Raquel Tjernagel of New Westminster, B.C., placed fourth in her heat and qualified for the semi finals with a time of 24.61 seconds. The 200-metres semi final is tomorrow at 10:10am eastern time.

Day 1 of the Heptathlon:

Alexandra Morrow of Southampton, Ont., finished the 100-metre hurdles in 14.81 seconds, cleared a personal best of 1.54 metres in the high jump, threw 10.23 metres in the shot put and clocked 26.34 seconds in the 200-metres. Alexandra finished the first day of the heptathlon with 2846 points.

Robyn Buckingham of Langley B.C., has a total of 2789 points. Robyn registered a personal best over the 100-metre hurdles in 15.81 seconds, cleared 1.63 metres in the high jump, shot put 10.71 metres and crossed the line in 27.09 seconds over 200-metres.

The Championships continue through Sunday July 14; for more information visit: http://www.athletics.ca/page.asp?id=668.