Ben Ingvaldson of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondaryh earned a bronze medal in boys shot put at the B.C. High School Track and Field Championships at McLeod Park in Langley last weekend.

Ben Ingvaldson of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondaryh earned a bronze medal in boys shot put at the B.C. High School Track and Field Championships at McLeod Park in Langley last weekend.

Top five placings for Ingvaldson

Lord Tweedsmuir athlete wins bronze at provincial track and field championships

Ben Ingvaldson of Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary won a bronze medal in the boys shot put at the B.C. Track and Field Championships in Langley last weekend.

His best throw was 14.4 metres, just 24cm away from first place and a gold medal. He won a silver medal last year with an effort of 15.49m.

Ingvaldson also had a pair of fourth-place finishes, missing out on a medal in two throwing events by a combined distance of less than 10m. He was 2.64m shy of the bronze medal in discus with a best throw of 42.17m, while in the hammer throw his top effort of 46.08m was 6.59 shy of third place.

Brent Reston of Surrey Christian high school just missed a medal in the boys javelin, as his throw of 52.66m was just 60cm shy of third place.

Conor Niwinski of Seaquam Secondary was seventh in the pole vault after clearing the bar at 3.15m.

In the boys 800m race, Nathan Tadesse of North Surrey Secondary was fourth at 1:57.62 with Liam McKay of Lord Tweedsmuir following in seventh at 2:01.33. Tadesse missed a medal by .65 seconds.

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