Nelson’s Matti Erickson will represent Team B.C. at the Canadian Legion Youth Track and Field Championships next month.
Erickson, who was competing for the Kootenay Chaos track club, won the 800-metre race as well as the 1,500 and 2,000 steeplechase events at the B.C. Jamboree in Kamloops, July 5 to 7.
Erickson will race in each of those events as part of the 25-member provincial team, which heads to nationals in Sydney, N.S., on August 7 to 9.