Canada’s next generation in athletics competes at Commonwealth Youth Games

Canada finishes third in terms of medal count at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas

Commonwealth Youth Games

Canada won the third-most medals of any nation in athletics at the now-concluded Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, Bahamas.

Youth athletes from as many as 70 nations competed in the Carribean including 24, born in 2000 or 2001 in most cases, from Canada. The national team won 12 medals, including two gold, with seven of those medals won in running events.

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The Commonwealth Youth Games concluded July 23.

See Canada’s medal winners below.

Gold

Trinity Tutti – Discus (49.57m)
Trinity Tutti – Shot put (17.82m)

Silver

Joshua Desouza – 3,000m (8:35.15)
Vaughn Taylor – 400m (47.92)
Samual Hall – High jump (2.09m)
Tatiana Aholou – Long jump (5.97m)
Sharelle Samuel – 400m hurdles (59.59)

Bronze

Brogan MacDougall – 3,000m (9:29.34)
Aurora Rynda – 800m (2:06.38)
Dolly Gabri – Discus (44.70m)
Katarina Vlahovic – 100m hurdles (13.58)
Deondra Green – 100m (11.62)