Vic Junior Report & Video Link

It was a great weekend of racing at Falls Creek for the Victorian Junior Championships. Around 70 athletes contested the classic sprint on Saturday and the freestyle distance events on Sunday. Perfect weather conditions and great tracks saw some great skiing and close racing.

Official Results

In the classic sprint the older age class was won by Stella Ajani and Tom Hoogenraad although both finals were hotly contested. Age class victories went to Fedele de Campo and Maysen Duffy in the U16, Tommy Silvester and Lily Murnane in the U14, and Emma Prest and Jayden Spring in the U12.

There was some close racing on Sunday in perfectly prepared skating trails both the 5km and 10km events were hotly contest with the lead groups staying in touch for most of the race. The winners for the categories were U10 Annika Benne-Keeble & Isaac Spring, U12 Gabrielle Baines & Jayden Spring, U14 Lily Murnane & Tommy Silvester, U16 Maysen Duffy & Fedele de Campo, U18 Lilly Boland & Jarrah Forrer and U20 Stella Ajani.

In addition to the official timing, BNSC tested out a new timing system in preparation for the Hoppet in August. A novel feature of this system is that a video of either the start or the finish is linked to every participant. Click on the following links to see these unofficial results, lap times for some of the events, and the corresponding videos.

http://my.raceresult.com/58141/results – Sprint event – with video of the finish

http://my.raceresult.com/58142/results – Distance event – with video of the start

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