Less than a week earlier, Fraser had been knocked out of the top two Canadian rankings among female javelin athletes.
Another competitor had beat Fraser’s old mark by 40 cm at the Harry Jerome Classic in Burnaby on June 8.
It was June 14, and Fraser was in Coquitlam for a meet along with other members of the Langley Mustangs Track and Field Club.
At stake was a spot on Canada’s athletics team for the upcoming Pan American Games in Toronto as it was the final day for athletes to cement their spots in the national rankings..."
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