69 Canadian records set in 2011 track and field season

December 22, 2011

OTTAWA-  The 2011 Canadian athletics (track and field) season saw many highlights such as the launch of the National Track League, Dylan Armstrong's domination in the shot put, young sprinter Christian Brennan's breakout performance at the World Youth Championships, Michelle Stilwell's world record in the wheelchair 200-metres and the resurgence in men's marathon running. The season will also be known as one for the record books with 69 new Canadian records set. Men led the way with 39 new records while women recorded 30 new Canadian bests. 

Canadian Records

Record

Name

Hometown

Event

Performance

Date

Men

Senior

Dylan Armstrong

Kamloops, B.C.

Shot Put

22.21m

June 25

F34

Ryan Bennet

Brampton, Ont.

Javelin

12.62m

July 9

Youth

Courtney Brown

200m

20.93

Aug 1

Junior

Jonathan Cabral

Waterloo, Ont.

110mH

13.43

July 10

F11

Richard Carr

Port Elgin, Ont.

High Jump

1.60m (tie)

July 13

T54

Josh Cassidy

Guelph, Ont.

Marathon

1:22:02

June 4

Youth

Jesaiah Coy

Calgary, Ont.

1000m

2:45.54

July 25

Youth

Dylan Dimcock

Toronto, Ont.

400mH

52.76

July 6

T37

Shayne Dobson

Campbellton, N.B.

800m

2:19.06

Nov  17

T13

Braedon Dolfo

Langley, B.C.

100m

11.34

Nov 15

F13

Braedon Dolfo

Langley, B.C.

High Jump

1.83m

Jan 28

F33

Robert Hughes

Sarnia, Ont.

Discus

22.40m

July 9

F33

Robert Hughes

Sarnia, Ont.

Shot Put

8.99m

June 25

F33

Robert Hughes

Sarnia, Ont.

Javelin

16.04m

June 22

T36

Cory Johnson

Strathmore, Alta.

100m

15.73

July 9

T12

Brandon King

Ottawa, Ont.

200m

24.15

June 8

T53

Brent Lakatos

Dorval, Que.

100m

14.84

July 9

F37

Harry Mattiussi

Southampton, Ont.

Long Jump

3.64m

July 9

Youth

Brandon McBride

Windsor, Ont.

400m

46.83

Aug 6

Youth

Brandon McBride

Windsor, Ont.

800m

1:48.41

Aug 7

F32

Shaun McKenzie*

Lady Smith, B.C.

Club Throw

12.21m

July 17

T44

Alister McQueen

Calgary, Alta.

100m

11.89

Nov 14

T44

Alister McQueen

Calgary, Alta.

200m

24.24

Nov 18

Senior

Taylor Milne

Guelph, Ont.

2000m

5:01.57

May 28

Junior

Ross Proudfoot

Lively, Ont.

2000m

5:16.06

May 28

Senior

Scott Russell

Windsor, Ont.

Javelin

84.81m

July 13

F37

Kevin Strybosch

London, Ont.

Discus

40.07m

Aug 20

F37

Kevin Strybosch

London, Ont.

Shot Put

11.94m

Aug 20

Junior

Benjamin Thorne

Kitmat, B.C.

10km RW

41:34

June 25

Junior

Benjamin Thorne

Kitmat, B.C.

20km RW

1:24:12

Sept 17

F46

Kenneth Trudgeon

London, Ont.

Shot Put

13.13m

June 5

T38

Kyle Whitehouse

St. Catherines, Ont.

100m

12.04

July 15

Junior

Jordan Young

Windsor, Ont.

Discus

58.19m

July 10

Men's relays

Youth

 Wesley Best

Toronto, Ont.

4x100m

41.94

Aug 5

Brandon McBride

Windsor, Ont.

Andre Wright

Pickering, Ont.

Nienkel Paljola

Kitchener, Ont.

Youth

Junior Solomon

Barrie, Ont.

4x400m

3:17.31

Aug 7

Nienkel Paljola

Kitchener, Ont.

Wesley Best

Toronto, Ont.

Brandon McBride

Windsor, Ont.

Women

Youth

Khamica Bingham

Brampton, Ont.

100m

11.53

July 24

Youth

Christian Brennan

Waterdown, Ont.

200m

23.43

Aug 7

Youth

Christian Brennan

Waterdown, Ont.

400m

52.12

July 8

F32

Madison Ciccone

Mississauga, Ont.

Shot Put

8.82m

June 12

Youth

Georgia Ellenwood

Langley, B.C.

Heptathlon

5043pts

Aug 6

T42

Kimberly Fawcett

Ottawa, Ont.

200m

58.09

July 15

F39

Renee Foessel

Mississauga, Ont.

Discus

28.17m

June 17

F39

Renee Foessel

Mississauga, Ont.

Shot Put

9.48m

Aug 20

T12

Noella Klawitter

Carleton Place, Ont.

800m

2:32.55

May 22

Senior

Julie Labonté

Sainte-Justine, Que.

Shot Put

18.31m

June 11

F37

Virginia McLachlan

Windsor, Ont.

Long Jump

3.55m

May 21

Youth

Alysha Newman

Windsor, Ont.

Polevault

3.91m (tie)

May 28

T51

Becky Richter

Saskatoon, Sask.

100m

33.95

May 8

T51

Becky Richter

Saskatoon, Sask.

200m

1:00.39

May 29

T51

Becky Richter

Saskatoon, Sask.

400m

2:03.10

June 2

T51

Becky Richter

Saskatoon, Sask.

800m

4:15.38

May 29

T46

Katrina Roxon

Stephenville, Nfld.

400m

1:08.12

July 9

T46

Katrina Roxon

Stephenville, Nfld.

1500m

6:08.16

July 9

Senior

Rachel Seaman

Peterborough, Ont.

20km RW

1:33:33

Sept 24

T52

Michelle Stillwell

Nanoose Bay, B.C.

200m

35.22 (WR)

June 17

Youth

Sage Watson

Medicine Hat, Alta.

300mH

41.91

June 12

Youth

Sage Watson

Medicine Hat, Alta.

400mH

59.00

June 8

Senior

Krista Woodward

New Westminster, B.C.

Javelin

58.64m

April 15

Women's Relay

Youth

Jadyn Chevannes-Skeen

Brampton, Ont.

4x100m

46.27

July 24

Naomi Kerr

Brampton, Ont.

Nita Patterson-Reid

Brampton, Ont.

Khamica Bingham

Brampton, Ont.

Youth

Ellie Hirst

Calgary, Alta.

4x400m

3:45.32

Aug 7

Jenna Westaway

Calgary, Alta.

Alexa Hrycun

Edmonton, Alta.

Sage Watson

Medicine Hat, Alta.

Youth

Shamelle Pless

Edmonton, Alta.

Medley Relay

2:05.72

July 10

Khamica Bingham

Brampton, Ont.

Christian Brennan

Waterdown, Ont.

Sage Watson

Medicine Hat, Alta.

 

Canadian Indoor Records

Record

Name

Hometown

Event

Performance

Date

Men

Senior

Derek Drouin

Corunna, Ont.

High Jump

2.33m

Mar 12

Junior

Jared Heldman

Langley, B.C.

Heptathlon

4746pts

Jan 29

Senior

Jim Steacy

Lethbridge, Atla.

Weight Throw

23.05m

Feb 28

Women

Senior

Julie Labonté

Saint-Justine, Que.

Shot Put

17.60m

Feb 26

Junior

Daina Levy

Winnipeg, Man.

Weight Throw

20.60m

Feb 1

Youth

Daina Levy

Winnipeg, Man.

Weight Throw

19.79m

Nov 28

Senior

Megan Wright

Edmonton, Alta.

5000m

15:25.15

Feb 12

* pending classification verification in January 2012

-AC-

Robyn Woods
Assistant, Communications and Events
Athletics Canada (613) 260-5580 x 3334
www.athletics.ca