In addition to Canada East there was also a Canada Cup and Junior Open Championships. There were Ontario medalists and many great Ontario perforamces at both events!
Toronto hosted Junior Open #2 and Clarington’s Innzbruk Richards won GOLD in the 500 and finished 2nd overall on the ladies side! Our top finisher on the mens side was Toronto’s Gibson Himbeault in 4th place. In total there were 24 Ontario skaters at the event. Visit SSC’s Junior #2 page for full results. You can also find links to videos and photos of the races at the Toronto club’s website.
Canada Cup #4 was held in Calgary and lots of information including full results and links to the webcast can be found on SSC’s CC#4 page. Jordan Belchos of Markham earned a GOLD in the men’s 5000m AND the men’s 10,000; In the women’s 3000m Isabelle Weidemann of Gloucester won SILVER and Lauren McGuire of Ottawa won BRONZE; Sault Ste Marie’s Richard MacLennan scored a BRONZE in the mens 1000m (2);
Not to be forgotten; at the long track World Cup Final in Erfurt Germany Vincent de Haître (Gloucester) earned his first ever world cup medal, a BRONZE in the 1000m and Ivanie Blondin (Gloucester) was named the overall women’s mass start CHAMPION for the season.
An impressive close to the season for everyone involved! CONGRATULATIONS!