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Kayla Gallagher of Truro Heights and Peter Millman of Truro were the top-placing Canadian throwers in their respective events at the Pan-American Games in Medellin, Colombia. Gallagher won bronze in the women’s four-kilogram hammer with a throw.
TRURO – Kayla Gallagher of Truro Heights captured a bronze medal on Sunday at the Pan-American Junior Games in Medellin, Colombia.
Gallagher, 19, posted a third-place finish in the women’s four-kilogram hammer with a throw of 56.58 metres.
Gallagher, who represented Nova Scotia at the Canada Summer Games in mid August, is a member of the Lethbrindge Pronghorns Canadian university team.
Truro’s Peter Millman was fifth in the men’s six-kilogram shot put (17.72m) and seventh in the six-kilogram hammer (62.33m).
Millman is also a member of Pronghorns university team, and alos represented Nova Scotia at the Canada Summer Games.
Both Truro throwers were the top-placing Canadians in their respective events.