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Victoria and Josie Spence Olympic Trials

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Victoria and Josie both qualified to compete for a spot on Canada's national team for Sochi in three distances - 1500, 3k and 5k events.  Josie placed 5th in the 3k event and Victoria 8th - the top two finishers in this distance were selected to join the Olympic team.  In the 1500m Josie came the closest to making the team - she was off a qualifying spot by less than a second placing 7th. Victoria placed 16th over the same distance.  In the 5k event only the top finisher was selected for the Olympic Team.  Josie placed 3rd and Victoria 5th.  Both were happy with their efforts and may already have their sights set for Korea in 2018!