Eric Brisson sweeps opening races at 2004 Canada Post Cup #3

Hometown skater Eric Brisson wins the opening 500 and 1,000-metre races at the 2004 Canada Post Cup #3 long track speed skating competition on Friday.

In the 500, Brisson clocked 37.43 seconds for the win with Vincent Labrie second at 38.39 and Jeff Moir third at 38.42. In the 1,000, Brisson once again prevailed in a time of 1:17.99 with Sterling Sobzack second in 1:19.48 and Ian Houghton third in 1:19.51.

In the women’s 500, Sarah Smith was the winner in 42.32 with Christine Nesbitt second in 42.86 and Marilou Asselin third in 42.92. In the 1,000, Asselin took gold in 1:29.21 with Nesbitt second in 1:31.62 and Smith third in 1:32.88.

The men’s 3000-metre was cancelled due to poor weather conditions.

Friday’s results at the 2004 Canada Post Cup #3 long track speed skating competition at the Gaétan Boucher Oval in Sainte-Foy, Québec:


Men


500


1. Eric Brisson, 37.43

2. Vincent Labrie, 38.39

3. Jeff Moir, 38.42

4. Sterling Sobzack, 38.47

5. Jean-René Bélanger, 38.88

6. Jeff Kitura, 38.96

7. Dustin Johnston, 39.10

8. Jamie Ivey, 39.13

9. Jean-François Tessier, 39.18

10. Cailean Duggan, 39.29


1000


1. Eric Brisson, 1:17.99

2 Sterling Sobzack, 1:19.48

3. Ian Houghton, 1:19.51

4.Jeff Kitura, 1:19.91

5.Jean-François Tessier, 1:20.63

6. Jeff Moir, 1:20.73

7. François-Olivier Roberge, 1;21.09

8 Vincent Labrie, 1:21.54

9. Jeremy Luterbach, 1:23.70

10. Adam Laurence, 1:24.36


Women


500


1. Sarah Smith, 42.32

2. Christine Nesbitt, 42.86

3. Marilou Asselin, 42.97

4. Chelsey Parker, 44.22

5. Kelsey Duffield, 44.57

6. Shannon Sibold, 44.94

7. Blaire Anderson, 45.02

8. Lucie Coté, 45.24

9. Justine L’Heureux, 45.65

10. Amanda Queen, 45.70



1000


1. Marilou Asselin, 1:29.21

2. Christine Nesbitt, 1:31.62

3. Sarah Smith, 1:32.88

4. Mireille Savard, 1:37.86

5. Lauren Wetzel, 1:38.30

6. Blaire Anderson, 1:38.43

4. Chelsey Parker, 44.22

5. Kelsey Duffield, 44.57

6. Shannon Sibold, 44.94

7. Marie-Christine Boutin, 1:38.47

8. Marie-Pier Gervais, 1:38.52

9. Pascale Lemieux, 1:38.80

10. Justine L’Heureux, 1:39.10



Complete results are available at www.fpvq.org/cc3/