Published on August 16, 2013
Chelsea Kaitlyn Whalen, Liverpool, Nova Scotia, gets ready to release the javelin during Athletics action Friday night at Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec. Whalen won gold in the event and trains with the Launchers Athletics CLub in Port Williams. Len Wagg/Communications Nova Scotia.
Published on August 13, 2013
Wolfville's David Bambrick, left, and Chelsea Whalen, right, pose with their coach, Steve Wohlmuth, from the Launchers Athletics Club in Port Williams, following a victorious day at the Canada Games. Bambrick won bronze in para shot put, while Whalen won gold in the women's shot put. - Submitted
A Liverpool athlete who trains in Port Williams has pulled off her second gold medal at the Canada Games.
Chelsea Whalen was ranked second going into the women's javelin event, but pulled off a bit of an upset with a throw of 48.83 metres good for a gold medal.
Whalen trains with the Launchers Athletics in Port Williams under coach Steve Wohlmuth, who accompanied her to the Games.
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This is the second win for Whalen, who also won gold in the women's shot put event.