On Wednesday, Winnipeg’s Tyson Langelaar added another gold medal to the Manitoba piggy bank at the Canada Winter Games.
He became the best of the best in the Long Track 1000m race. Winnipeg athlete showed time of 1:12.79 which became Canada Games record. For the 20-year-old, this success was already the fourth podium at this year's games. Before that, he took the gold in the 1500m and 500m distances and managed to finish second in the 5000m race.
In addition, Wednesday brought 2 more gold medals to athletes from Manitoba. Both of them are won by 17-years-old Clandeboye’s Alexa Scott. In the 1000m race, she was more than a second ahead of the second place, showing the time of 1:22.26. This time also became the new record of Canada Games.
On the same day, Alexa managed to win Female Mass Start event. This victory brought her the third gold medal, after her success on Tuesday in the Long Track 3000m race.
By the sixth day of the competition, athletes from Manitoba in total got 6 gold and 1 silver medal. All of them were won on the speed skating oval.