W55 Muriel Gieni and W60 Karla Del Grande
have been selected as co-winners of Athlete of the Month for March
At the Canadian Masters Indoor Championships on March 10/11 in Toronto, Muriel broke W55 Canadian records in both 50m hurdles and the 60m hurdles in times of 8.83s and 10.23s, respectively. (Photo – 2008)
At the same meet, Karla set a new Canadian record in the W60 400m of 66.93s. She also had outstanding age-graded performances of over 100% in the 50m and 200m sprints (7.55s and 29.08s). (Photo by John MacMillan)
Honourable mentions are given to Canadian record breakers, Yvan Béchard and Joe Giegerich.
Yvan broke M55 records in the 1500m and 3000m Racewalks in times of 6:56.24 and 14:27.66.
Joe set the M85 pole vault record (1.50m) and the Indoor Pentathlon record (1883 points).