Blizzard of Bronze for Zone 8 ASG Track Team

Brandon Tufford (832) recorded a personal best time of 2:00.57 in winning the bronze medal in the U18 800m

Brandon Tufford (832) recorded a personal best time of 2:00.57 in winning the bronze medal in the U18 800m

Zone 8 Track and Field athletes combined for a total of 10 medals (2 silver and 8 bronze) at the 2016 Alberta Summer Games in Leduc in Alberta on the weekend.

Sexmith’s Vanessa Spenner (U16 Discus) and Valleyview’s Aimee Caron (U16 80m Hurdles) both recorded runner-up finishes.

Bronze medals were awarded to

  • Xavier Crosby – U18 Discus and U 18 Hammer
  • Kennedy Gray – U16 Long Jump
  • Desiree Giesbrecht – U18 Heptathlon
  • Marco Dejong – U16 Triple Jump
  • Brandon Tufford – U18 800m
  • Kris Baird – U18 Shot Put
  • Aimee Caron, Kennedy Gray, Elissa Day, Lindsay Martens – U16 Medley Relay

The 2016 total represented a three medal improvement from the last Games.  In the 2014 ASG track meet, Zone 8 captured 5 silver and 2 bronze medals.

The 2018 Alberta Summer Games will take place in July 2018 at the Legion Track in Grande Prairie.

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