Kamloops Track and Field Club athletes hit podium at masters nationals

Five Kamloops Track and Field Club athletes competed at the Canadian Masters Track and Field Championships, which were held last weekend in South Surrey.

Margaret Rhebergen was first in high jump, second in 80-metre hurdles and triple jump and third in the 100m and long jump.

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Sunette Lessing claimed gold in long jump with a B.C.-record leap of 4.54m and Shane Wiebe won gold in throws pentathlon.

Derm Strong was second in the 100m and 300m hurdles, third in the 200m and 80m hurdles and fourth in 400m. Annie Stark was third in the 100m.

Wiebe and Christine Yamaoka coached the team, while Bob Cowden, Al McLeod and Jack Ready helped officiate.

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