CALGARY, Alberta - Alaska Anchorage All-American Cody Parker finished eighth at the Canadian Olympic Track & Field Trials on Friday in the men’s javelin.


Paker, who was aiming for a ticket to the 2012 Summer Games, posted a toss of 203-10 (62.13 meters). A local of Comox, B.C., Parker entered the Canadian trials with a career-best toss of 241 feet, one inch (73.50), set July 23, 2011 in Miramar, Fla. This past season with UAA, Parker posted a Great Northwest Athletic Conference mark of 232-5 (70.84).

Winning the event was Curtis Moss with a throw of 255-4.