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Josie - Top Canadian World Juniors

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Collalbo, Italy - Josie Spence, 19, a member of the Kamloops River City Racers Speed Skating Club, was the top Canadian all round finisher at the Junior Worlds Championships in Collalbo Italy over the weekend.  Josie finished the championships in 11th place in a field of 46 top junior females from around the world.  The top Canadian male finisher was Daniel Dubreil in 14th spot.  
Josie led the women's pursuit team to a 5th place spot. She was joined by teammates Kate Hanley of Alberta and Noami Fiset of Quebec  
Josie finished 16 in the 3000m event in a time of 4:37.24; 17 in the. 1500m in a time of 2:09.42; 22 in the 1000m in a time of 1:23.65 ; and 26 in the 500m in a time of 41.86.
Josie put in a remarkable effort considering she was diagnosed with mono early January and missed several weeks of training.

Josie, Collalbo Italy, River City Racers Speed Skating Club.