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Hutchinson, Hufsmith earn their first international medals at FISU

The Canadian update after five days of competition

Nicole Hutchinson

Canadian middle distance runner Nicole Hutchinson is taking home her first medal from an international games. The 5,000m runner got herself a silver medal for her 15:48.06 in Naples, Italy on Friday evening at the World University Games (FISU). Jessica May Judd of Great Britain took the win in 15:45.82 and Julia Van Velthoven of the Netherlands was third in 15:51.75.

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In the women’s 1,500m, Courtney Hufsmith had a breakout performance, finishing third in a personal best of 4:11.81. She was followed closely by fellow Canadian Lucia Stafford who finished fifth in 4:12.70. Lucia is the younger sister of now four-time Canadian record holder Gabriela DeBues-Stafford who set her most recent Canadian record just yesterday in the Brave Like Gabe Mile. Saturday was Hufsmith’s first international games medal as well.


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Women’s 10,000m final


In the women’s 10,000m, Branna MacDougall and Laura Dickinson ran the first final of the meet on Tuesday and finished fourth (34:09.81) and fifth (34:17.95) respectively. Branna’s younger sister Brogan broke a 34-year-old record on Sunday evening at the London Distance Series Finale, running a 9:08.25 3,000m to take the Canadian U20 record.

Women’s 800m final

Jenna Westaway – 5th 2:02.65

Women’s 400m final

Madeline Price – 6th 52.08

Men’s 10,000m final

Farah Abdulkarim – 5th 29:43.51

Ben Priesener – 9th 30:27.37

Men’s 3,000m SC

Jean-Simon Desgagnes – 4th 8:36.20

Ryan Smeeton – 5th 8:40.00

Women’s half-marathon

Anne-Marie Comeau – 9th 1:16:18

Women’s 4x400m

Sherar, Westaway, Bouchard, Stafford – 5th 3:34.62

Live Feed

The free live feed can be found here. The feed only shows finals and semi-finals.

Start Lists and Schedule

Start lists for all events haven’t been uploaded, but they can be found the morning of here. The schedule can also be found on the same website.