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Megann Rhodes Advances to Finals of Hammer Throw at Commwealth Games

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

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Megann Rhode Action Photo at Commonwealth Games

NEW DELHI, INDIA - Megann (VanderVliet) Rhode, a 2007 Calvin College graduate, has advanced to the finals of the hammer throw competition at the Commonwealth Games. 

Representing the Canadian track and field team, Rhode produced the fourth-best throw in the preliminaries of Wednesday’s hammer throw competition.
A native of Oakville, Ontario, Rhode competed in the second flight of throwers. She fouled on her first two attempts but then uncorked a throw of 62.06 meters (203-7 feet) that was good for second place in her flight and fourth place overall through the prelims.

Rhode will compete in the finals on Thursday at 8:20 a.m. (EST).

To follow Rhode’s competition tomorrow, visit the CBC website at: Commonwealth Games Schedule and Results

For an action photo of Rhode in the prelims, please go to:  Megann Rhode Commonwealth Games Photo

To follow Rhode on her blog, visit:  Megann & Justin Rhode Blog

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