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22 février 2019

Canada Games: Scott, Langelaar and McDougall impressive

Speed skating events have ended yesterday at the 2019 Canada Winter Games at the Great Chief Park in Red Deer.

By Jackob Savard

The long track speed skating events held at the Great Chief Park were part of the first week of competition at the Canada Games. Here are the skaters that stood out during the competition.  
Langelaar and Scott, pride of Manitoba
Manitoban skaters Tyson Langelaar and Alexa Scott were two of the best skaters of these Canada Games. Langelaar started the Games with a strong win on 1500m and continued on with his success adding a win on 500m on his 20th birthday. He also won a third gold medal on 1000m and a silver on 5000m. He ended his near perfect competiton with a win in the mass start. Alexa Scott, didn’t took part in the first half of the competition because she was in Italy for the ISU World junior championships but came back strong with an impressive Canada Winter Games' record performance on 3000m winning her first gold medal. On the next and final day, she won the 1000m establishing another Canada Games' record. She also won the mass start, ending her competition with three gold medals in three events.

Muller and McDougall got good results on home soil
Two skaters from Alberta stood out on home soil. Kaleb Muller was strong all week collecting one gold and three silver individual medals. Muller’s 5000m victory was a new Canada games record of 6:52.95 and he also took part in Alberta’s victory in the team pursuit. In the ladies’ competition, Brooklyn Mcdougall collected a medal in every distances except the mass start where she finished fourth. She won the 500m and 1500m events, finished second on 1000m and in the team pursuit with team Alberta and got third place on 3000m.

Good results for Quebec, Ontario and British Colombia
The ladies’ team from Quebec was very strong and stepped on many podiums during the week including a strong win in the team pursuit, the only gold medal that didn’t go to Manitoba or Alberta. All four skaters of this ladies' team also managed to get at least one individual medal. Rose-Anne Grenier had the most success collecting three individual silver medals. Concerning the men’s team representing Quebec, Cédrick Brunet and Antoine Gagnon-Lamarche were on the 500m podium and were also part of their team’s silver medal in the team pursuit. Matthew Laxton from Ontario got a silver medal, a bronze medal and two fourth place finishes. He also helped Ontario get the bronze in the team pursuit. Josh Telyzn finished third on 1000m giving British Columbia a medal.

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