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Canada is sending a star-studded team to the track and field world championships as 30 women and 24 men, who have won a combined 15 Olympic medals, will compete at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., July 15-24.
Add another accomplishment to Sarah Mitton’s growing list this season. The Canadian achieved a career-best Diamond League result on Thursday in Stockholm, placing second in shot put with a top throw of 19.90 metres.
Five days after her national record performance in Langley, B.C., shot putter Sarah Mitton resumes her world championship preparation in Europe as the lone Canadian at Thursday’s Stockholm Diamond League meet (CBCSports.ca, 2 p.m. ET).
On Sunday afternoon in sweltering heat, Canada’s Aaron Brown sprinted past the rest of the field to win the national 200-metre title.
Sarah Mitton shattered her previous Canadian women’s shot put record on Saturday with a throw of 20.33 metres at the national championships in Langley, B.C.