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Local athletes shine at Canadian track and field championships

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Athletes from the Sarnia Athletics Southwest Track and Field Club had an impressive showing at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Ottawa.

Jillian Drouin of Corunna won a silver medal in the senior women’s high jump, Drouin, the sister of Olympic gold medalist Derek Drouin, clearing a height of 1.80M.

The club’s Marissa Mueller also landed on the podium with a javelin throw of 42.17M, which was good enough for silver in the women’s U20 javelin.

Zion Webb had a fourth place finish in the men’s U20 shot put, delivering a throw of 16.03M

Teammate and fellow St. Patrick’s High School student Johnny Vanos also came up just shy of the podium, placing fourth in U20 discus with a throw of 45.42M, while Northern Collegiate grad Sebastian Smith was fifth in U20 high jump.

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