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Dalkeith’s Baines takes 6th at Highland Games

Jason Baines, of Dalkeith, placed sixth in the final standings of the Open Professional Men’s division of the Glengarry Highland Games heavyweights competition, on August 3, in Maxville.

His best results came in the two hammer events, where he captured second. Baines threw the 22 lb. hammer 108 ft, 3.5 in. The lighter, 16 lb. hammer he hurled 129 ft. 1 in. The hammer is his bread and butter, getting his start in Olympic hammer throwing.

Jason Baines
Jason Baines in the heavyweights hammer throw

Josh Goldthorp, who hails from British Columbia, won the championship, while Robert Young (from Alberta) was second and Will Barron (Maine) third.

Full results can be accessed here.

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