Three Cheetahs Named to BC Senior Team

Christine Lowe, Nathan George and Ben Ayesu-Attah have been named to the British Columbia Track and Field Team which is competing at the Canadian Track and Field Championships in Moncton, New Brunswick June 27 to 29.

Christine Lowe is a two time medalist at the Canadian Championships in the 400m hurdles and was the Canadian Champion back in 2009 when she was only 19 years old. She has returned from a very successful NCAA Divison 1 career at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and enters this year's nationals as the 5th ranked athlete. Lowe has twice represented Canada on the international stage. Nathan George, the Canadian Junior silver medalist from 2013 has improved his 400m time by almost one-half second this year and is ranked 4th in Canada. His fellow Cheetah, Ben Ayesu-Attah heads into the nationals ranked third in Canada and is the defending silver medalist from last year's event. Both George and Ayesu-Attah have represented Canada international as Youth and Junior aged athletes. George holds the Canadian Junior record in the 4x400m relay and Ayesu-Attah won a bronze medal at the World University Games last year in Russia in the 4x400m relay.