Elizabeth Elliott (no.2) racing in Red Deer at the Canada Winter Games. (Mark Cundict/Canada Winter Games)

Elizabeth Elliott (no.2) racing in Red Deer at the Canada Winter Games. (Mark Cundict/Canada Winter Games)

Revelstoke skier finishes 6th in second event at Canada Winter Games

Revelstoke’s Elizabeth Elliott finished 6th in the Cross Country-Skiing Sprint Event at the Canada Winter Games yesterday.

She finished second in the qualification round with a time of 3:01.76.

In the quarterfinal she turned it up a notch finishing with a time of 2:56.34. She went even faster in the semi-final with a time of 2:55.87.

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Unfortunately her slowest time of the day was in the finals at 3:03.45, landing her a sixth place finish.

Fellow Revelstokian Beth Granstrom finished 11th overall with a time of 3:09.8 in the final race. It was also her slowest time of the day after she finished with a 3:01.4 in the semi final, a 2:59.69 in the quarterfinal and a 3:07.28 in the qualifier.

The two will race again tomorrow morning in the 10 km classic race.


 

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