14 Jan

STAFFORD NAMED TO COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM

first_imgStory Links University of Toronto Varsity Blues track and field star Gabriela Stafford was named among 46 athletes that will represent Canada at the 2018 Commonwealth Games taking place in Gold Coast, Australia, from April 4-15. Stafford also enjoyed great success on the track for the Blues in 2016-17.  Print Friendly Version The fourth-year veteran earned U SPORTS first team all-Canadian honours, winning both the 1500m and 3000m races in helping Toronto to their third straight U SPORTS banner at the national championships in Edmonton. Stafford also claimed the OUA 1500m individual gold medal, garnering OUA first team all-star honours, as Toronto finished third overall at the provincial championships. 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, SnapChat and Facebook for the latest and greatest in Varsity Blues intercollegiate athletics.  The 2018 Commonwealth Games will take place April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Australia, and will feature more than 4,000 athletes from 70 different countries. The entire Canadian team will be officially announced by Commonwealth Games Canada in March. For more information on the 2018 Commonwealth Games, please visit www.gc2018.com. The Toronto native represented Canada at the 2016 Olympic Games, finishing 25th overall in the 1500m. One year later, Stafford headed to London for the 2017 IAAF world track and field championships. There, the psychology major reached the semifinals to place 21st overall.last_img

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