Speed skaters at­tend Ed­mon­ton Fall Clas­sic

Lethbridge Herald - - SPORTS - LETHBRIDGE HER­ALD

Eight skaters from the Lethbridge Speed Skating As­so­ci­a­tion com­peted at the Ed­mon­ton Fall Clas­sic last week­end.

Nearly 200 skaters from Al­berta, Saskatchewan, Bri­tish Columbia, Man­i­toba, Yukon, North­west Ter­ri­to­ries and Alaska com­peted at the event in L2T (Learn­ing-to-Train), T2T (Train­ing-to-Train), Open and Spe­cial O Di­vi­sions. The meet was also the first of two qual­i­fiers for Al­berta T2T skaters to at­tend the Canada West Short Track Cham­pi­onships which are be­ing held in Ab­bots­ford, B.C., in March.

Jas­mine Belisle placed first in T2T 14 fe­male while Brae­den Kre­menik was third in L2T Di­vi­sion 1. Mikka Eaves took third in T2T 11 fe­male.

Fol­low­ing are Lethbridge skating re­sults: Brae­den Kre­menik: 3rd in L2T Di­vi­sion 1; Denise Wes­sel­ing: 4th in L2T Di­vi­sion 3; Seth Muller: 7th in T2T 14 male di­vi­sion; Jas­mine Belisle: 1st in T2T 14 fe­male di­vi­sion; Preslee Muller: 4th in T2T 13 fe­male di­vi­sion; Ri­ley Van­der­burgh: 7th in T2T 12 male di­vi­sion; Mitchell Wes­sel­ing: 19th in T2T 12 male di­vi­sion; and Mikka Eaves: 3rd in T2T 11 fe­male di­vi­sion.

Photo sub­mit­ted by Barb Belisle

Mitchell Wes­sel­ing of Lethbridge gets in po­si­tion to pass a skater from Cal­gary in a 1,500-me­tre fi­nal.

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