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Stephen Belyea (right) is also part of the ARHS track team where he competes in several events, including the 4x100 metres (above).
AMHERST – Amherst’s Stephen Belyea won a silver medal in the under-18 triple jump and came in fifth in the under-18 long jump at the Legion National Youth Track & Field Championships over the weekend in Langley B.C.
Belyea won the silver for Team Nova Scotia after Jumping 13.52-metres in the triple jump. He made the silver medal jump on the last of his six jumps.
Gold medalist, Patrick Hanna of Team Quebec jumped 13.88 metres, and the bronze medalist, James Elson of British Columbia, jumped 13.25 meters.
Belyea’s fifth place finish in the long jump also came on the last of six jumps, a leap of 6.36-metres. Gold medalist, Andrew DeVisser of Vancouver, jumped 6.81-metres.
Belyea starts Grade-12 at ARHS in September.