TWU ALUM GEORGE EARNS 400M SILVER TO LEAD SPARTANS AT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

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Nathan George at Harry Jerome Classic

LANGLEY, British Columbia – Trinity Western alum Nathan George (Coquitlam, B.C.) earned a medal in the 400m for the second year in a row at the Canadian Track & Field Championships, taking silver this past weekend in 46.57.

 

George, who finished his five-year Spartan career this past spring, came home with a second place finish a year after winning gold at last year’s national meet.

 

While George was the Spartans top finisher this past weekend, the Spartans had several impressive results from both alumni and current TWU athletes.

 

James Linde (Coquitlam, B.C.), who has a strong summer, continued to show his speed with a fourth-place finish in the 200m with a wind-aided time of 20.64. He also finished 10th in the 100m in 10.45.

 

Former men’s basketball player Tyrell Mara (South Surrey, B.C.) earned a bronze medal in discus with a throw of 53.10m.

 

The Spartans Denzel Brown (Port Coquitlam, B.C.) finished fourth in both U20 long and triple jump competitions, with leaps of 6.94m and 14.39m.

 

On the women’s side, Regan Yee (South Hazelton, B.C.) finished sixth in a deep 1500m field, with a time of 4:15.73.

 

TWU Spartans at Canadian Championships

Men

100m

10th – James Linde – 10.45*

 

100m (U20)

13th – Ben Tjernagel – 11.07

 

200m

4th – James Linde – 20.64 (2.7w)*

 

200m (U20)

7th – Ben Tjernagel – 22.05

 

400m

2nd – Nathan George – 46.57*

 

800m

10th – Declan White – 1:50.49

 

1500m

14th – Caleb De Jong – 3:56.40

17th – Nick Colyn – 3:58.59

 

3000m Steeplechase

6th – Nick Colyn – 8:59.49

9th – Caleb De Jong – 9:05.89

 

Long Jump (U20)

4th – Denzel Brown – 6.94m

 

Triple Jump (U20)

4th – Denzel Brown – 14.39m

 

Pole Vault (U20)

5th – Maxime Léveillé – 4.20m

 

Pole Vault (Qualifying)

3rd – David Boyd – 4.45m (Did Not Qualify)

 

Discus

3rd – Tyrell Mara – 53.10m*

 

Women

1500m

6th – Regan Yee – 4:15.73

 

100m Hurdles (U20)

DQ – Mowa Adeleye

 

Pole Vault (U20)

NH – Maddie Li

 

Long Jump

ND – Sabrina Nettey*

 

*Spartan Alumni

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