Cavani of Kamloops sets Canadian, B.C. masters track and field records

Three Kamloops Track and Field Club athletes won gold medals at the B.C. Masters Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Langley.

Miriam Cavani, competing in the 55- to 59-year-old women’s division, set a new Canadian record in high jump (1.44 metres) and a B.C. record in long jump (4.24m) to finish atop the podium in both events.

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Dwight Liburd, toiling in the men’s 35- to 39-year-old division, won four gold medals — in the 100m, 200m, long jump and triple jump.

Sunette Lessing earned first-place finishes in 80m hurdles, high jump and long jump in the women’s 50- to 54-year-old division.

Meanwhile, KTFC athletes were also in action at the Pacific Invitational Meet in Langley.

Tianna Zabihi won gold in shot put, Kian Zabihi snared gold in hammer throw, Jacob Taylor finished atop the podium in javelin, Saha Kolodko placed first in hammer throw and Phoebe Price-Roberts earned gold in hammer throw.

Parker Lehmann claimed silver in the 1,500m and 2,000m steeple race and Bazil Spencer won silver in high jump.

Rya Liburd placed fifth in the 100m.

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