Ben Ingvaldson of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary competes in the men’s hammer throw Friday at the B.C. High School Track and Field Championships in Langley. Ingvaldson won the silver medal

Locals dominate shot put competition in Langley

Ben Ingvaldson, Chitraj Dosanjh and Brent Reston win medals at McLeod Park

Local athletes swept the medals in the men’s shotput, with Cloverdale’s Ben Ingvaldson taking the gold with a best throw of 15.55m. Chitraj Dosanjh of Delview Secondary was second at 14.72, with Brent Reston taking the bronze at 13.32m.

Reston added a gold medal in the men’s javelin. The Surrey Christian high school athlete had a throw of 60.37m on his fourth of six attempts. He had two other throws that were also better than the second-place effort of 57.40.

Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary’s Ingvaldson won his second medal, a silver, in the men’s hammer throw at 51.13m to place second.

Dosanjh just missed a medal in the men’s discus, as his best throw of 39.91m was just 1.08m short of a podium placing.

Surrey’s Autumn Covington placed second in the women’s discus, her best throw of 37.35m just 64cm off the lead. Chanell Botsis of Dr. Charles Best Secondary in Coquitlam won the event at 37.99.

Fleetwood Park’s Simon Odong was the silver medalist in the men’s triple jump with a leap of 13.22m, just 27cm shy of first place.

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