Island speedskaters compete in New Brunswick competition
Rose Valley native Olivia Wood picked up P.E.I.’s lone medal at a recent short-track speed skating event in Hampton, N.B..
Wood brought home a bronze medal in division four after posting a pair of personal-best times at the one-day meet.
She was part of a four-member Island contingent, including William Lyons of the Eastern Kings Speed Skating Club, Daniel MacKinnon of Murray River and Alex Rogers of Charlottetown.
Lyons had the fastest P.E.I. times, missing the podium in division one with a fourth-place finish.
MacKinnon took fifth in division two with a personal-best in his 400-metre event, while Rogers nabbed eighth in division two.
Misha Boulerice and Alyssa Rusk, both from Fredericton, N.B., won the respective male and female top honours.
The meet featured 79 skaters from seven clubs in New Brunswick and P.E.I.
The next event is Feb. 6 and 7 in Dieppe, N.B., followed by the Canada East short track championships March 26 and 27 at Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown.
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Eastern Kings Speed Skating Club member William Lyons posted the fastest times among P.E.I. speed skaters at a recent short-track speed skating meet in Hampton, N.B.