Tim Nedow of Brockville, ON started his 2017 indoor season at the Grand Prix de Montreal with a shot put throw of 19.76m. This DePaul University graduate has thrown 21.33m indoors in 2016 and won the silver medal at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.
Antoine Thibeault of Laval Rouge et Or, looked strong in the men's mile last month in Boston where he recorded a personal best of 4:00.12. In 2016 he won the CIS 3000m by over four seconds in a time of 8:10:20. He got his personal best in the 3000m steeplechase at the Payton Jordan last may with his 8:36.42. In 2012 he represented Canada the U20 World Championships in Barcelona.
Former teammate, Charles Philibert-Thiboutot won the 1200m-pursuit race at the Grand Prix de Montreal last Saturday with a strong 2:52.08. Charles may launch an attack on the Canadian mile record at the BU Last Chance meet in Boston on February 26th. Mo Ahmed will contest the 5000m at the same meet.