Estwick and Ethier grab gold and records at Masters Championship

It was a record breaking weekend at the Ontario Masters Championships for Leslie Estwick and Kim Ethier. While this was Ethier’s first foray into masters athletics, Estwick was named Ontario masters athlete of the year in 2001.

With Ethier and Estwick competing in the W45 and W55 categories respectively, they each swept the 80m hurdles, long jump and high jump with a total of five meet records between them.

In addition to meet records in the hurdles and long jump, Estwick equaled the Canadian Record of 1.30m in the high jump.

Also picking up multiple medals were sprinters Lawrence Williams and Wendy Alexis. Williams picked up double gold in the 100m and 200m, while Alexis took silver after being nipped at the line in the W60 100m by world champion Karla Del Grande. Wendy did get her gold in the 200m, beating Del Grande by almost four tenths of a second.

Medalists

GOLD – Kim Ethier W48 80m Hurdles 13.90 w1.6 MR

GOLD – Kim Ethier W48 Long Jump 4.37m w1.0 MR
GOLD – Kim Ethier W48 High Jump 1.20m
GOLD -Leslie Estwick W55 80m Hurdles 14.54 w1.6 MR
GOLD -Leslie Estwick W55 High Jump 1.30m CR
GOLD -Leslie Estwick W55 Long Jump 3.48m 1.7 MR
GOLD – Lawrence Williams M45 100m 11.89 w0.4
GOLD – Lawrence Williams M45 200m 24.09 w0.2
GOLD – Wendy Alexis W61 200m 29.07 w0.5
GOLD – Jean Ferguson W50 200m 32.55 w0.5
GOLD – Jean Ferguson W50 5000m 21:30.79
SILVER – Wendy Alexis W60 100m 14.07 w0.7
SILVER- Michael Ferguson M50 5000m 19:58.92