Westaway takes gold in women’s 600 metres at CIS track and field championships

By on March 13, 2016


Jenna Westaway (Twitter photo)
Jenna Westaway (Twitter photo)

TORONTO – Calgary’s Jenna Westaway won gold in the women’s 600 metres on Saturday at the CIS track and field championships.

Westaway won the race in one minute 29.61 seconds. Grace Annear of the University of New Brunswick picked up silver while Rachel Jewett from the University of Toronto took bronze.

“It was a nice smooth race. We took it out fast and everything just kind of fell together so I was really happy with it,” said Westaway.

Windsor’s Corey Bellemore caught Toronto’s Sacha Smart on the last lap to win gold in the men’s 600 in 1:18.77. Tommy Land of Guelph was third.

Julia Stille of Toronto took the women’s triple jump with a leap of 12.72 metres. Sandra Latrace of Lethbridge was second while Frederick Djossou-Lorng came in third. Patrick Hanna of Montreal took the men’s triple jump.

David McKay of the York Lions captured his fourth consecutive CIS gold in the men’s pole vault.

The Windsor Lancers took home the men’s national banner, while Toronto won the women’s title.