• Good Luck to All of Para-Athletics Athletes Competing At Nationals

  • massive-dev  |  July 4, 2017

Good luck to all of the athletes competing at this year’s Canadian Track and Field Nationals in Ottawa. This year, the para-sport portion of the event will be called the Para International Challenge. A special congratulations to Balraj Zimich, who is attending his first nationals!

The selected athletes are:
o   Jessye Brockway – Seated Discus, Shot Put, and Javelin
o   Dakoda Darling – Seated Discus, Shot Put and Javelin
o   Peter Isherwood – Seated Discus
o   Sedrick Skabar – 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m WC Race
o   Eddy Solla – Seated Discus and Shot Put
o   Tristan Smyth – 400m, 800m, and 1500m WC Race
o   Balraj Zimich – 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m WC Race
Coaching Staff:
o   James Hustvedt – Provincial WC Racing Coach
o   Lisa Myers – Provincial Seated Throws Coach
o   Jennifer Schutz – Apprentice WC Racing Coach

If you would like to cheer on your favourite athlete, some events will be livestreamed here. Go BC go!

BC’s Schedule 

* subject to change

Tuesday, July 4th

11:00am – 200m WC Men and Women SEMI
1:00pm – 200m WC Men and Women FINAL
4:00pm – 800m WC Men and Women FINAL
6:00pm – 4 x 400m WC Relay

9:30am/11:30am – Seated Men/Women Discus
1:30pm/3:30pm – Seated Men/Women Javelin

Wednesday, July 5th

11:00am – 100m WC Men and Women SEMI
12:30pm – 400m WC Men and Women SEMI
4:00pm – 100m WC Men and Women FINAL
5:00pm – 1500m WC Men and Women FINAL
6:30pm – 400m WC Men and Women FINAL


9:30/11:30am – Seated Women/Men Shot Put
​4:00pm – Seated Women/Men Club Throw