NEDOW LOOKING TO BE A BIG SHOT IN PORTLAND

Canadian athletes had an outstanding time at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015, taking eight medals across a variety of events, and while Tim Nedow finished a modest 20th in the men’s shot put qualifiers, he was infected by the ebullient spirt that pervaded the men and women wearing the famous maple leaf on their vests.

At the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 on Friday, it could be the turn of the big man from Brockville, Ontario, to follow in the footsteps of his team mates in the Chinese capital.

He already has a bronze medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games and a silver gained at last year’s Pan American Games but now the chance for him to get a medal on the world stage awaits.

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