Ontario Masters 10K Championships

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OMA Waterfront 10K 2017
OMA Road Race Director Lynn Bourque did another great job coordinating the Championships with the Waterfront 10K in Toronto on June 17th
Lynn was also the Ontario W50 10K Champion

Joining Lynn are the three M45 medalists – Michal Kapral (Silver), Mirco Graenert (Bronze) and Ontario Champion Predrag Mladenovic

Results

 

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Ontario Masters Athlete of the Month – April

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Krista Duchene

W40 Krista Duchene was 1st W40 (25th woman overall) at London Marathon in 2:43:31 (AG 85.38%)

Honorable Mention – M50 Jianping Xu  – Racewalker, took Silver in all 3 distances at the NZ World Masters Games: 1500mRW – 6.59.11 – AG 84.50%. 3000mRW – 14:35.39 – AG 82.58%. 5000mRW – 25:05.29 – AG 81.73%.

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40th Anniversary !

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The Ontario Masters passed it’s 40th Anniversary this month.

Before the creation of the association, there was an Ontario representative on the Canadian Masters International Track Team from 1973.

We were incorporated in 1997 and adopted the logo above

History on the OMA

Capture - 96 OMA OutdoorsMeet Directors from the 1997 Championships
Jim Pascoe, Doug Smith, Brian Keaveney, Jim Flowers

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Ontario Masters Athlete of the Month – March

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AOTM - OMA

C0 – AOTM Winners
W60 Karla Del Grande and M50 Paul Osland

Both Karla and Paul won two Golds and a Silver at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Daegu Korea

Daegu - Karla 200m (2)

Karla won the 60m,and the 200m and the Silver in the 400m
Karla nicked Wendy Alexis ON in this 200m Final (photo)
Wendy was also the Silver medal winner in the 60m

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Paul won the 800m and 1500m and was on the Silver medal M45 Canadian 4X200m Relay Team
Paul edges Mike Sherar ON in the 800m Final (photo)

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Ontario athletes won 15 medals at the Championships

Daegu Photos and Results

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Ontario Masters Athlete of the Month – February

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Sasha Gollish

W35 Sasha Gollish broke the 33 year old CAN Record in the Mile with a 4:40.19 at the AC Championships in Montreal on February 18th
(Photo credit: Athletics Canada/Yves Longpre)

CAN Records in February;

High Jump   M40  Zoltan Sara  1.86  Feb 26 Toronto

Long Jump   M35  Clayton Latham  6.36 (Tie)  Feb 26  Toronto

Mile  W60  Lynn Kobayashi  6:47.80  Feb 19  Toronto

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Ontario Masters Athletics – Annual General Meeting

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Ontario Masters Athletics – Annual General Meeting

The Board of Directors for 2017

(L-R) Wayne Chee – Vice President, Doug Smith – President,
Jay Brecher – Secretary, Norm Creen – Treasurer,
Directors – Peter Zowkewych, Anne de Thy, Bill Pearson, Lily Whalen,
Al LePage, Jay Yakabowich
Missing – Mirco Graenert (photo)

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Minutes

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Ontario Masters Athlete of the Month – January

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Zee Hept

M65 Peter Zowkewych

At the USATF Heptathlon Championships in Wisconsin, Peter won the M65 division with a Canadian Record 4235 points.
He also broke the ONT Record with a 1.45m High Jump (87.59%)

Day 1
60m 9.26  (86.81%)
Long Jump 4.14
Shot Put 10.47
High Jump 1.45

Day 2
60m Hurdles 12.46
Pole Vault 2.20
1000m 4:55

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