Hazelton’s Yee places fifth at Pan-Am Games

Yee will next compete in the IAAF World Championships in October

Hazelton’s Regan Yee placed fifth in the Women’s 3,000-metre steeplechase event at the 2019 Pan-American games in Lima, Peru.

In the final Aug. 10, Yee posted a time of 10:00:08, a little less than 19 seconds behind Canadian teammate Genevieve Lynn Lalonde with a time of 9:41:45.

READ MORE: Hazelton runner named to Canadian Pan-Am Games team

The former Trinity Western University runner will next be competing in the International Amateur Athletics Federation World Championships in Doha, Qatar in October.

Yee has previously helped her Trinity team to win the Canada West championship, won double gold at the University Sports national championships and was a silver medalist at the Canadian Track and Field Championships.



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