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Big weekend for WAC as National Championships kick off in the USA, GB & Canada

Jeshua Anderson
Ellie Spain

Ellie Spain

ALTIS Director of Education

This weekend sees World Athletics Center Athletes in action across the globe as National Championships in the USA, Canada and Great Britain get underway. Selection for the European Championships in Zurich is up for grabs in the British Championships, featuring Olympians Steve Lewis in the Pole Vault & Goldie Sayers in the Javelin. In the USATF Championships, Jeshua Anderson is first to start, with 400m Hurdle premlins underway today. Sunday features American record holder Brad Walker in the Pole Vault; Rachel Longfors in the Discus, and Melvin Echard in the Long Jump. Moncton, New Brunswick is the setting for the Canadian National Championships, where Christabel Nettey, Jeremy Eckert and Heather Hamilton will be looking to impress.

USATF National Championships- Sacramento, CA
Sacramento State University- Dragon Stadium
June 26-29

4:30PM- Men’s 400 Meter Hurdles Preliminaries
Jeshua Anderson

11:30AM- Men’s Pole Vault
Brad Walker

11:45AM- Women’s Discus
Rachel Longfors

12:15PM- Men’s Long Jump
Melvin Echard

Further information on the USATF National Championships can be found here.

Canadian Track & Field Championships
Moncton, New Brunswick
Jun 27 – June 29

7:00PM- Men’s High Jump
Jeremy Eckert

9:30AM- Women’s Pole Vault
Heather Hamilton

1:30PM- Women’s Long Jump
Christabel Nettey

More information for Canadian Track & Field Championships can be found here.

British Athletics Championships
June 27-29

12:35PM Men’s Pole Vault
Steve Lewis

3:14PM Women’s Javelin
Goldie Sayers

Further information and news on the British Championships can be found here.

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