Emma Negri Sets New Provincial Shot Put Record

Emma Negri

Emma Negri set a new Athletics Ontario recrod

In her first indoor meet of the 2020 season, Emma Negri competed in the U14 division of the Athletics Ontario (AO) Prep Meet this past week at the Toronto Track and Field Center, setting a new provincial record.

Negri, who is only 11-years-old, broke the Athletics Ontario U13 Women’s Shot Put record with a throw of 9.43m with the 3kg shot put, surpassing the previous mark of 8.95m set in 2014.

Emma Negri will be competing at the Athletics Ontario Indoor Championships at the end of February as well as the MTA (Minor Track Association) Indoor Championships near the end of March. She will also be trying to defend her championship at the US AAU 14U Youth Indoor Nationals in Michigan at the beginning of March.

Negri throws for the University of Windsor Athletics Club under the guidance of her coaches, Denise Hebert and Celine Freeman-Gibb.

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