Manitoba athletes continue a strong summer for the various Bisons programs, as the U of M swimming and track teams have both earned podium finishes…
Bison track and field
The University of Manitoba Bison track and field teams were in Windsor, Ont., for the U SPORTS Track and Field Championships this weekend.
This past weekend during the Canada West championships at the James Daly Fieldhouse was a special one for fifth-year track athlete Gee-ef Nkwonta – it was his last event at home in a Bison uniform.
The best track and field athletes of the West were at the University of Manitoba this weekend for the Canada West Championships.
The home side had multiple podium finishes, outpacing the competition to win the event with 310.5 points. This is Manitoba’s fourth straight win at the Bison Classic.
Oyinko Akinola knows all about the trials and tribulations of being a student athlete.
Bison high jumper Alhaji Mansaray jumped onto the podium with a bronze medal at the 2017 Jeux de la Francophone in Côte d’Ivoire this July.
Track and field success runs through the family for University of Manitoba track and field head coach Claude Berube and his son Simon.
Team Manitoba got off to a strong start on day one of athletics at the 2017 Canada Games, with thrower Brooke-Lynn Boyd capturing bronze in javelin.
Members of the Bison track and field team headed to Regina, Saskatchewan for the Canada West track and field championship.