June 2nd 2012 — Photographs from the BC High School Track and Field Championships held at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby. More results from the meet can be found at Howard Tsumura’s high school sports column at The Province.
Christian Gravel from Vancouver’s St. George’s Saints won the 3,000 metres, the 1,500 metres and the 2,000 metre steeplechase.
James Linde (left) from Charles Best High was so sure he finished second to Chad Payne (right) in the mens 100 meters that he congratulated him after the race. However, by the time he’d walked over to the podium he’d been declared the winner by 4/100 of a second.
Matthew Chan (right) from Lord Byng Senior Secondary won the boys 100 meter dash by 4/1000th of a second over three other runners who were all timed at 11.9 seconds
Matthew Swanson of North Vancouver’s Sutherland High School clips the last hurdle in the men’s 400-metre hurdles which he won along with the 800 metres earlier in the day.
Kala Stone from South Kamloops Secondary won the women’s 1500 metres in 4:34.55
Nathan George (left) from Centennial Secondary won the men’s 200 metre and 400 metre sprints.
Ben Daly Grafstein was selected the meet’s Most Inspirational Performer, after he came back from torn hamstrings on both legs to win the men’s decathlon and the 110 metre hurdles.
Ashley Windsor (523) won the women’s 3,000 and 800 metres and finished second in the 1,500 metres.
Rui Ando (2230) and Taylor Chan (2152) strain at the finish of the boys 800 metre timed final to place 4th and 5th.
Katharine Tourigny of West Point Grey won the women’s 400 metre hurdles and finished second in the 100 metre hurdles.
Elisa Joyce from Kelowna won the women’s 100 and 200 metre sprints.
Jake Hanna of Elgin Park won the boys 200 and 400 metre sprints.
Emma Balazs (492) from Kelly Road about to catch Regan Yee (404) and take the lead in the women’s 1500 stepple chase. Yee finished second and Madelyn Brunt (280) finished third.