Mid-West’s Trevor Jacek has returned home from the 2022 World Master’s Athletics (Track & Field) World Championships in Tampere, Finland.
The WMA Championships are recognized by World Athletics as the pinnacle event for masters-aged (35+) competitors. This year’s world championships featured more than 4600 athletes from 90 countries across the globe.
Trevor represented team Canada in the m40-44 age category in the 400m, 800m and 1500m events, and his first world championship experience culminated in qualifying for the 16-man world final in the 1500m race where he ran a personal best 4m30s and finished as the 13th fastest in the world in his age group. Trevor narrowly missed the 12-man final round in the in the 800m distance, finishing in 2m09s, just 4/10ths of a second off the cut-off to advance.
Trevor’s final competition of the 2022 outdoor season will be the Canadian Masters National Championships at the end of July.