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    Johnston Advances in 2013 Canada Games
    Madison Johnston
    Madison Johnston

    Aug 13, 2013

    SHERBROOKE, Quebec – Stephen F. Austin thrower Madison Johnston advances to women’s javelin final round in the 2013 Canada Summer Games at the University of Sherbrooke Stadium in Sherbrooke, Quebec. The javelin finals will be held Aug. 16 at 8:15 CT. 

    Johnston, representing Ontario, hurled a throw of 157-2.00 (47.92 m) to record the top mark in the preliminary round. The automatic qualifying throw outreached her next closest opponent by seven feet (2.15 m). 

    Johnston recently capped off her sophomore season at SFA earning second-team All-America honors following the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore. Johnston set a school record at the national meet, heaving a school record throw of 162-0 in the javelin to place ninth. 

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