McDougall and Langelaar dominate speed skating at 2019 Canada Winter Games

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Tyson Langelaar of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Brooklyn McDougall of Calgary, Alberta dominated the speed skating events at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer this past weekend. Langelaar won the gold medal in the male 500 metres and male 1500 metres, and McDougall won the gold medal in the female 500 metres and female 1500 metres.

Langelaar won the gold medal in the male 1500 metres on Saturday with a time of 1:56.12. He was 1.43 seconds faster than silver medalist Kaleb Muller of Cranford, Alberta. In the male 500 metres on Sunday, Langelaar had a winning time of 1:14.73. He was 0.54 seconds faster than silver medalist Cedrick Brunet of Gatineau, Quebec.

McDougall won the gold medal in the female 1500 metres on Saturday with a time of 2:16.69. She was 1.42 seconds faster than silver medalist Rose-Anne Grenier of Sainte-Marie, Quebec. In the female 500 metres on Sunday, McDougall had a winning time of 1:20.74. She was 2.57 seconds faster than silver medalist Rose-Laliberte Roy of Levis, Quebec.

In freestyle skiing, the aerials competition took place on Sunday with Flavie Aumond of Lac-Beauport, Quebec winning the female event with a score of 121.91 points and Brayden Kuroda of Penticton, British Columbia winning the male event with a score of 86.81 points. Quebec also won the gold medal in the female artistic gymnastics team event.

 

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