Lions win 17 medals at Canadian Masters

Ottawa Lions athletes picked up 17 medals at this weekend’s Canadian Masters Track and Field Championships in St. Catherine’s, just one behind last year’s haul. Among the haul was nine gold, five silver and three bronze, with jumper Stan Seitz picking up two gold and a silver himself.

For athletes Wendy Alexis, Dave Kary and Robert Muir, the championship was a final prep for the upcoming World Masters Championships taking place in Lyon, France, August 4-16. All three picked up championship medals on the weekend, with Alexis picking up gold in the W60 100m and a silver in the 200m, while Muir (M45) and Kary (M55) each picked up medals in the 1500m.

The complete list of medal winners was as follows:

Linda Tauvette, W55, 100m – Gold
Linda Tauvette, W55, 200m – Gold
Wendy Alexis, W60, 100m – Gold
Wendy Alexis, W60, 200m – Silver
Joe Paialunga, M55, 100m – Silver
Joe Paialunga, M55, 200m – Gold
Marino Sani, M55, 100m – Bronze
Marino Sani, M55, 200m – Bronze
Robert Muir, M45, 1500m – Silver
Dave Kary, M55, 1500m – Bronze
Jean Ferguson, W55, 5000m – Silver
Stan Seitz, M65, High Jump – Silver
Stan Seitz, M65, Pole Vault – Gold
Stan Seitz, M65, Long Jump – Gold
Laura Baker, W30, Long Jump – Gold
Laura Baker, W30, Triple Jump – Gold
Bob Stavely, M80, Javelin – Gold