Team Cracks Top-20 in Individual Races at Worlds
Feb 23rd, 2012
The Canadian team completed the classic individual start races, with some the Academy cracking the Top-30 and Top-20.
Yesterday saw the junior women race 5km, with the win going to Natalia Zhkova from Russia in a time of 14:53. Janelle Greer posted her second Top-30 of the week, finishing 28th in a time of 16:14.
In today's U23 10km and 15km races, Graeme Killick and Emily Nishikawa posted the top Canadian results of the day. In the women's race, Russia's Mariya Guschina won in a time of 39:23. Emily finished 17th in a time of 31:11. Marlis Kromme finished 35th, while Annika Hicks and Heidi Widmer were 37th and 40th respectively.
In the men's 15km, Evgeniy Belov took the victory over USA's Noah Hoffman, finishing in a time of 37:40. Graeme Killick finished 19th in a time of 39:44. Jess Cockney was 47th.
Junior racing resumes tomorrow with the skiathlon races.
Full results can be found on the FIS website here.