first_img#ACWorldTrials Women’s 800m Final:🥇 Madeleine Kelly – 2:02.37🥈 @BishopMelissa – 2:02.40🥉 @laurencecote – 2:02.50 pic.twitter.com/HFjFeqdFkc— Athletics Canada (@AthleticsCanada) July 27, 2019 Individually, Kelly earned back-to-back silver medals in the 600m and 1000m in both 2017 and 2018. She is a member of three straight national 4×800 relay gold-medal winning teams (2016-18), while also helping U of T to a first-place finish in the 4×400 relay in 2017. That same season, she claimed the national silver medals in the 600m and 1000m. As a member of the cross country team, Kelly is a two-time OUA second team all-star after placing ninth overall in 2015 and 11th in 2016.Current Varsity Blues standout Jasmine Lew also claimed the silver medal in the U20 women’s long jump (5.78m). For more information, scores and highlights on your favourite U of T athletes and teams, please visit www.varsityblues.ca. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the latest and greatest in Varsity Blues intercollegiate athletics. Print Friendly Version Kelly was a member of one OUA and three U SPORTS track and field championship teams, as well as one U SPORTS cross country championship team during her five seasons (2013-18) as a Varsity Blue. BARNES: Madeleine Kelly stuns favourites to win 800m race – Montreal Gazette https://t.co/hpUK1TG8De pic.twitter.com/rH7w57NVuf— Montreal Informer (@montrealinform) July 28, 2019 Kelly executed a last second move in between two-time Olympian Melissa Bishop and fellow standout Lindsey Butterworth to capture the 2019 women’s 800-metre Canadian title in 2:02.37, just .03 seconds ahead of Bishop.”Last night we were going for third,” said Kelly. “Melissa and I are both from Ottawa Valley so I’ve admired her for such a long time and she’s been such an inspiration for me. It’s pretty surreal to do that today and I give her a lot of credit for running that fast today.” University of Toronto Varsity Blues track and field alumna Madeleine Kelly won the women’s 800m at the 2019 Canadian track and field championships on Saturday night (July 27) in Montreal. Story Links On the track, Kelly is a three-time OUA first team all-star and U SPORTS first team all-Canadian. At the OUA championships, she helped the Blues to two first-place finishes in both the 4×400 relay (2016, 2017) and the 4×800 relay (2017, 2018).last_img

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