Marilou Asselin & Eric Brisson capture gold on the final day of the 2004 Canada Post Cup #3

National junior team skater Marilou Asselin and National team member Eric Brisson each captured gold in the 1,000-metre Sunday to finish the weekend with 4 gold medals each at the 2004 Canada Post Cup #3.

Asselin posted a time of 1:25.57 in the 1,000 metre with Christine Nesbitt at 1:26.91 and Justine L’Heureux third at 1:30.46

The victory gives Asselin 5 medals (4 gold and a bronze) at the Canada Post Cup #3.

In the 3,000, Québec teammate Michèle D’Amours clocked a time of 4:48.56 for the win with Shannon Sibold second at 4:52.95 and Alexandra Wrubleski third at 4:57.23

In the men’s 1,000, Eric Brisson showed he is still one of the best sprinters in the country with his victory in a time of 1:16.36. With the victory, Brisson sweeps the sprint events for the weekend.

Placing second was Sterling Sobzack in 1:16.70 followed by Jeff Kitura at 1:16.89

In the 5,000 Jamie Ivey prevailed in a time of 7:28.49 with Mark Jesney second in 7:29.29 and Dustin Johnston third at 7:31.59.

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


Men


1,000


1. Eric Brisson, 1:16.36

2. Sterling Sobzack, 1:16.70

3. Jeff Kitura, 1:16.89

4. Ian Houghton, 1:17.13

5. Cailean Duggan, 1:17.53

6. Jean-François Tessier, 1:17.61

7. Jeff Moir, 1:18.12

8. Laurent Lemieux 1:19.41

9. Vincent Labrie, 1:19.53

10. James Lewis, 1:20.05



5,000


1. Jamie Ivey, 7:28.49

2. Mark Jesney, 7:29.29

3. Dustin Johnston, 7:31.59

4. Laurent Lemieux 7:38.68

5. Tyler Johnston, 7:39.95

6. François-Olivier Roberge, 7:40.51

7. Jean Olivier, 7:42.32

8. Jeff Kitura, 7:44.84

9. Adam McCabe, 7:45.25

10. Adam Laurence, 7:46.58



Women


1,000



1. Marilou Asselin, 1:25.57

2. Christine Nesbitt, 1:26.91

3. Justine L’Heureux, 1:30.46

4. Lauren Wetzel, 1 :30.91

5. Pascale Lemieux, 1 :32.09

6. Marie-Pier Gervais, 1 :32.10

7. Marie-Christine Boutin, 1 :32.14

8. Amanda Queen, 1:32.58

9. Tawnya Yard, 1:32.81

10. Kelsy Duffield, 1:32.90



3,000



1. Michèle D’Amours, 4:48.56

2. Shannon Sibold, 4:52.95

3. Alexandra Wrubleski, 4:57.23

4. Marilou Asselin, 4:58.04

5. Tiffany Hughes, 5:00.48

6. Chelsey Parker, 5:04.19

7. Nicole Garrido, 5:05.21

8. Justine L’Heureux, 5:05.25

9. Blaire Anderson, 5:08.21

10. Katie Hay, 5:11.09


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