Woods ran 3:57.48 when he was 18-years-old, but was forced to stop running due to stress fractures. Now he's gone to the Olympics as a cyclist and was in 9th place in the Tour until a crash a couple days ago.
Levins says he wants to go to another Olympics and it's too early to say if he'll be going in the marathon. *Canadian Running Magazine article
Brown says his team's strategy was to kick the ball behind the other team's defense and have him sprint after it. " I played multiple sports when I was younger but ultimately felt my best opportunity to be world-class was in the sport of track because the common denominator in every sport I played was speed."
He broke Cam Levins' 27:07 mark from 2015.
At the same time as Fosbury was revolutionizing the event with the"Fosbury flop," Brill was doing the same in Canada. She has held the NR since she was 16-years-old when she cleared 1.83m and later upped it to 1.99m.
De Grasse got 43 first place votes, Crosby (hockey) 18, Drouin (high jump gold) 2.
Proudfoot beat out Lucas Bruchet by 3-seconds. *Results
Her debut came in January 2015, but Demise has already racked up four elite marathon finishes and comes back to Toronto as a veteran.
4-years-ago Bishop somehow didn't know she had qualified for the London Olympics until her boyfriend told her. She went out in the first round there, but comes to Rio shooting for a medal.
Just hours afterward, Whitlock ran the 6:51 in the 1500, just missing the WR by less than a second.
Bellemore runs for the University of Windsor and has PRs of 3:43 and 1:47.
*MB: First overseas beer mile, Corey Bellemore runs 4.34 world record!
The previous record was 4:47.17 by Canadian Lewis Kent.
Bishop started out as a sprinter, still does interviews with the first reporter that ever wrote a story on her and says her first ever "fashion disaster" was a pink velour soft suit with bell bottoms.
Thomas coaches Reid Coolsaet, Eric Gillis and others.
De Grasse won the 100 in 9.99 as Melissa Bishop broke the meet record with 1:59.32. Brandon McBride won the men's race by almost a second in 1:45.25. In the men's 1500 Charles Philibert-Thiboutot beat out Justin Knight and Nate Brannen and Gabriela Stafford beat out Nicole Sifuentes. Mohammed Ahmed won the 5K with Cam Levins only 7th. *Results
*Canada Names Their Olympic Team We're happy to see they named Lanni Marchant in both the 10K and marathon. Levins not named in either the 5K or 10K even though he had the standard in both from last year.
Several athletes got Olympic qualifying standards ahead of next month's Canadian Trials.
Brown ran 9.96 last weekend in Florida. He wanted to be the first Canadian to bring back the sub-10, but Andre De Grasse beat him to it.
Despite far exceeding the Olympic standards and even soundly beating Canada's ridiculous extra tough standards, Athletics Canada is saying they may not let Marchant go to Rio in the 10K and marathon, but only the 10K. And they won't tell her either way until July 11th.
*Athletics Illustrated Rips Head Coach Peter Eriksson For Tweeting On The Topic And Then Refusing To Comment To The Media Christopher Kelsall gives a good rundown of the situation and also explains why Canada's "proof of fitness" qualifying requirement should be done away with.
*Candian Running Magazine Article That Broke The Story Marchant has reason to be sore at Athletics Canada. They didn't send her to London 2012 in any event even after she ran 2:31.