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Nelson cross-country racers finish third in Kootenay Cup

The Nelson Nordic Cross-Country Racing Team travelled to the last race of the Kootenay Cup series in Kimberley earlier this month. - photo submitted
The Nelson Nordic Cross-Country Racing Team travelled to the last race of the Kootenay Cup series in Kimberley earlier this month.
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On February 15, the Nelson Nordic Cross-Country Racing Team travelled to the last race of the Kootenay Cup series in Kimberley. The next day, racers raced in skate relays for the first time this year.

The Nelson racers results were:

Atoms (0.1km. ea.):

#3 Ollie Gyr and Ava Schleppe

 

Peewees (0.2 km. ea.):

#4 Berend Platje and Dylan Gyr

#5 Sabien Edney and Tess Nuttall

 

Bantam & Midget Boys (0.4 km .ea.):

#5 Oliver Mcdougall-Eisele and Keiran Marchand

 

Bantam & Midget Girls (0.4 km .ea.):

#10 Sophie Edney and Zoe Neudorf

 

Open & Masters Men (0.8 km .ea.):

#1 Kaj Gyr and George Edney

 

Open & Masters Women (0.8 km .ea.):

#1 Janet Connelly and Denise Uhrynuk

 

Team members raced again on the Sunday in a mass start classic race and the results for this race were: Atoms - Oliver Gyr 6th; Peewee Boys - Berend Platje 2nd; Peewee Boys - Dylan Gyr 4th; Peewee Girls - Tess Nuttall 3rd and Sabien Edney 4th; Bantam Boys - Oliver Mcdougall- Eisele 2nd; Bantam Girls - Sophie Edney 8th; Midget Boys - Keiran Marchand in 4th; Midget Girls - Zoe Neudorf in 10th; Masters Men - George Edney in 5th.

The local team finished in third place in the Kootenay Cup.

 

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