Joy Spear Chief-Morris wins 60m in new record Photo by Brian Cliff
Almost 500 entries participated in the 2014 Vancouver Sun Jerome Indoor Games at the Richmond Olympic Oval last year. A packed house saw 49 meet records fall in this track spectacular at the great legacy from the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Entries for 2015 can be made before January 30th at TrackieReg.
Olympians from Canada’s track and field teams past welcomed the record number of young and old athletes participating in this 4th annual competition.
Included from left to right were Olympians Bruce Deacon, Lynn Kanuka, John Hawkins, Anne Covell Cliff, Diane Clement, Robert Esmie and meet director, Carl Savage.
Harold Munro,Vancouver Sun
The Vancouver Sun Editor in Chief, Harold Munro and Greg White, Chairman of BC Athletics opened the games. The outstanding athletes each received Harry Jerome TIMEX watches to recognize their performances.
Greg White, BC Athletics
Outstanding Performers at the 2014 Vancouver Sun Jerome Indoor Games
Joy Spear Chief-Morris
Women: Joy Spear Chief-Morris, UBC 60m-7.56 seconds
Men: Nathan George, TWU 60m – 6.91 seconds
Youth Division 16/17 years
Women: Diana Voloshin, Norwesters 60m-7.85
Men: Kenneth Schultz, West Vancouver 60mH 8.49 seconds
Midget Division 14/15 years
Women: Jasmine Lew, Unattached 60m 8.06 seconds
Men: Ben Wang, VOC 60m – 7.68 seconds
Bantam Division 12/13 years
Women: Jasneet Nijjar, Universal Athletics 60m-8.15 seconds
Men: Jaheim Minott, Unattached 60m 8.29 seconds
PeeWee Division 10/11 years
Women: Laysha Tunti, South Fraser 60m-8.97 seconds
Men: Matti Erickson, Kootenay Chaos 300m 45.11 seconds
Masters Division over 35 years
60m 10.84 Fernanda De Pinna-Ho 62 years Tri-City Greyhounds
Al Percival on left Photo by Brian Cliff
60m 8.43 Al Percival 63 years Tri-City Greyhounds