Langley lands four on roster for Team BC, hope to land Olympic spot

Track and field athletes will compete in Calgary at 2012 Canadian Olympic Trials

A handful of local track and field athletes are among the competitors named to Team BC for the 2012 Canadian Olympic Trials.

The competition, which will decide who will represent Canada at the London Summer Olympics, takes place June 27-30 in Calgary.

Jarid Vaughan will be racing in the 100m men’s event.

The sprinter, who trains with the Coquitlam Cheetahs, is an R.E. Mountain graduate who attended the University of Texas at Arlington.

Tiffany Perkins, a women’s javelin thrower from Abbotsford, trains with the Langley Mustangs.

And two members of the Trinity Western Spartans track and field team are also among the competitors.

Liza Whitehead will run in the women’s 100m event and Fiona Benson will run in the women’s 1500m.

Trinity Western’s Katelynn Ramage will represent Team BC at the Canadian junior race walk championships, which will also be held in Calgary during the Olympic trials.

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