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Canadians finding success at world U20 track championships

Camryn Rogers was once amongst a gaggle of Canadian athletes to advance at the IAAF world U20 championships in Tampere, Finland on Thursday.

​The Richmond, B.C., local hit the qualifying mark on her first try to guide her spot in Saturday’s ultimate.

Rogers, 19, loved a standout freshman 12 months at the University of California-Berkeley the place she completed 3rd at the Pac-12 Championships and two times broke the varsity file in April. 

In the lads’s 3000-metre steeplechase, Kingston, Ont.’s, Alex Drover set a private preferrred and completed 6th in his warmth with a time of 9 mins 2.97 seconds to advance to Sunday’s ultimate. 

Xahria Santiago of Ajax, Ont., additionally certified for Friday’s 400 hurdles ultimate. The 18-year-old completed 2nd in her warmth with a time of 57.55 seconds and can get started in Lane 7.

Hamilton’s Myles Misener-Daley and Khamal Stewart-Baynes of Toronto will compete within the males’s 400 hurdle ultimate on Friday afternoon. 

Misener-Daley completed 3rd in his warmth at 46.53. He clocked a personal-best 45.99 previous this season. 

Stewart-Baynes completed 2nd in his warmth and certified with a time of 46.38, whilst his personal-best mark is 45.98.

The festival resumes Friday at 2:30 a.m. ET, adopted by way of the afternoon consultation at 10:30 a.m. ET.

CBC Sports is offering a free live stream via to the top of the championships on Sunday. 

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