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Oval rounds out race season

February 23, 2013
By CHRISTIE SAUSA - For the News , Lake Placid News

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid All Around, the fourth and final Lake Placid speed skating meet of the season, took place Feb. 16 and 17 on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval. Approximately 45 skaters competed from New England, the Mid-Atlantic and Canada.

As this was an all-around event, distances encompassed a range of sprint, middle and long distances. Both the male and female divisions competed at 500, 1,000, 1,500 and 3,000-meter distances spread out over the two days.

Esther Munoz and Patrick Kelly represented the Lake Placid Speed Skating Club in the event. Munoz placed first in her age group of Junior C and fourth overall, while Kelly won the Master's 50 to 55 age category and the overall event title.

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Photo by Jason Hicks-Moriarty
Katy Toth of Saratoga Springs competes in the Lake Placid All Around speed skating race Feb. 16 on the Olympic Oval in Lake Placid.

Isabelle Weidemann of the Ottawa Pacers club in Ottawa, Ontario won the women's overall title. Weidemann is the also the newly crowned Canadian Junior long track champion.

For complete results of the all-around meet, refer to www.speedskatingresults.com

While this is the last long track meet of the season on the oval, there are still public skating and speed skating sessions on a regular basis. For more information, please call the venue at 518-302-5353.

 
 

 

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