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.