41st Annual Canadian Masters Championships

CMA Out Kate

A very successful Championships was held in St Catharines ON Friday July 17th and Saturday July 18th. There were 18 Meet Records broken!

Kate Cochrane-Brink ON
broke the W45 CAN record  with a 1:14.18 in the 400m Hurdles

Bill Thompson

M85 Bill Thompson broke the 21 year old CAN in the 100m with a 18.05 finish


New to the age group, Gaby Szanto ON  broke the W50 CAN in the Pole Vault at 2.40m and the Shot Put at 11.18m

Carol 2

W70 Carol LaFayette-Boyd SK tied her own CAN of 1.25 in the High Jump

Emil Hammer

M80 Emil Muller ON threw the Hammer 40.41m  breaking the CAN by 6 metres (photo from a different meet)

Kris CAN Record

W60 Kris Kozell ON broke the CAN with a 7:56.48 in the 1500m Racewalk


CMA President Paul Osland (L) presented the Athlete of the Year Awards
after the meet was over at Noon on Saturday

St Cath AOTY Marie

Throwers Club President Bill Pearson presented the Ian Hume Award for Combined Events to Marie-Josée Le Jour ON  Marie-Josée will be competing in the PanAm Games next week

St Cath AOTY Karla

Earl Fee presents the Earl Fee Award for Track Events to Karla Del Grande ON

St Cath AOTY OLga
The Olga Kotelko Award for Field Events went to the late Olga Kotelko
Accepting the award was Olga’s daughter Lynda Rabson – who made a very touching acceptance speech

St Cath AOTY Ed

Ed was on hand to present the Ed Whitlock Award for Non-Stadia Events
Recipient Mark Bennett was unable to attend.  CMA Director Bill McIlwaine (R) donates the plaques every year.
Mark received his plaque from BC Provincial Director Jake Madderom at a race out west on Saturday

Mark Bennett - AOTY



Paul presented the plaques to the two
CMA Hall of Fame Inductees – Doug Smith and John Hawkins

The formal ceremonies will be at the PanAm Alumni Dinner on Friday

St Cath Officials

Many thanks to the Meet Directors – Albert & Sharon, the Niagara Olympic Club. CMA Liaison Brian Keaveney, and all of the great AO Officials

Results and Photos




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