Trinity Western Spartans Nathan George became the first Spartan male athlete to win gold at the CIS national track and field championships. George was tops in the 300m race, setting a new school record in the process.

Trinity Western Spartans Nathan George became the first Spartan male athlete to win gold at the CIS national track and field championships. George was tops in the 300m race, setting a new school record in the process.

Three gold for TWU at track and field nationals

Nathan George, Regan Yee and Emma Nuttall win their respective events at CIS nationals

Trinity Western Spartans athletes returned from the CIS national championships with four medals — including three gold.

The athletes were competing in Toronto on March 10-12 with the women’s team finishing eighth overall while the mens’ team was 16th.

Nathan George got things started winning gold in the 300m with a time of 33.52. He became the first male Spartan athlete to win a gold medal at nationals.

For the women, Emma Nuttall took gold in the high jump, clearing 1.73m.

And the other two medals both came from Regan Yee.

She won gold in the 3000m with a time of 9:37.12 and then took bronze in the 1500m with a time of 4:26.02.

 

Langley Times

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