Canadians finding success at world U20 track championships


Camryn Rogers was amongst a bunch of Canadian athletes to advance at the IAAF world U20 championships in Tampere, Finland on Thursday.

​The Richmond, B.C., native hit the qualifying mark on her first try and e-book her spot in Saturday’s last.

Rogers, 19, loved a standout freshman 12 months at the College of California-Berkeley the place she completed third at the Pac-12 Championships and twice broke the college report in April. 

Within the males’s 3000-metre steeplechase, Kingston, Ont.’s, Alex Drover set a private greatest and completed sixth in his warmth with a time of 9 minutes 2.97 seconds to advance to Sunday’s last. 

Xahria Santiago of Ajax, Ont., additionally certified for Friday’s 400 hurdles last. The 18-year-old completed second in her warmth with a time of 57.55 seconds and can begin in Lane 7.

Hamilton’s Myles Misener-Daley and Khamal Stewart-Baynes of Toronto will compete within the males’s 400 hurdle last on Friday afternoon. 

Misener-Daley completed third in his warmth at 46.53. He clocked a personal-best 45.99 earlier this season. 

Stewart-Baynes completed second in his warmth and certified with a time of 46.38, whereas his personal-best mark is 45.98.

Hima Das of India wins the ladies’s 400m at the IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland. Canada’s Ashlan Greatest completed in eighth place. 8:05

The competitors resumes Friday at 2:30 a.m. ET, adopted by the afternoon session at 10:30 a.m. ET.

CBC Sports activities is offering a free reside stream by way of to the tip of the championships on Sunday.



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