Marilou Asselin sweeps races on second day of the 2004 Canada Post Cup #3

National junior team skater Marilou Asselin placed first in both the 500 and 1,500-metre races on day two of the Canada Post Cup #3.

In the 1,500, Asselin posted a personal best time of 2:14.09 to place her comfortable ahead of fellow National team members Michèle D’Amours, second at 2:17.12 and Tiffany Hughes, third at 2:19.03.

Earlier in the day, Asselin won the 500 metre with a time of 43.07 seconds with Smith second at 43.26 and Christine Nesbitt third at 43.57.

In the men’s 500, Brisson clocked 37.44 seconds for the win with Sterling Sobzack second at 38.21 and Ian Houghton third at 38.51.

In the 1,500, Jeff Kitura prevailed in a time of 2:04.64 with Dustin Johnston second in 2:05.82 and Jamie Ivey third in 2:05.96.

Competition ends on Sunday with the men’s 1,000m #2, women’s 3,000m and the men’s 5,000m.

Saturday’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, 37.44

2. Sterling Sobzack, 38.21

3. Ian Houghton, 38.51

4. Jeff Moir, 38.53

5. Vincent Labrie, 38.73

6. Jean-François Tessier, 39.48

7. Cailean Duggan, 39.64

8. François-Olivier Roberge, 38.66

9. James Lewis, 40.02

10. Muncef Ouardi, 40.07



1,500


1. Jeff Kitura, 2:04.64

2. Dustin Johnston, 2:05.82

3. Jamie Ivey, 2:05.96

4. Philippe Marois, 2:06.03

5. Tyler Johnston, 2:06.80

6. François-Olivier Roberge, 2:07.07

7. Cailean Duggan, 2:11.23

8 Sterling Sobzack, 2:13.48

9. Jean-François Tessier, 2:14.12

10. Mykola Makowsky, 2:14.20



Women


500


1. Marilou Asselin, 43.07

2. Sarah Smith, 43.26

3. Christine Nesbitt, 43.57

4. Kelsey Duffield, 45.62

5. Mireille Savard, 45.62

6. Justine L’Heureux, 46.13

7. Nicole Garrido, 46.83

8. Emely Smith, 46.95

9. Marie-Christine Boutin, 47.01

10. Lauren Wetzel, 47.06


1,500


1. Marilou Asselin, 2:14.09

2. Michèle D’Amours, 2:17.12

3. Tiffany Hughes, 2:19.03

4. Chelsey Parker, 2:19.96

5. Alexandra Wrubleski, 2:21.53

6. Blaire Anderson, 2:26.00

7. Justine L’Heureux, 2:27.35

8. Marie-Pier Gervais, 2:27.79

9. Nicole Garrido, 2:27.95

10. Amanda Queen, 2:28.61


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