Ontario Western Regional Circuit #1 – Oakville, November 4, 2018
The Oakville Speed Skating Club Hosted the 1st Western Regional Meet on Sunday, November 4th, 2018. There were over 125 competitors from all over the Province of Ontario. In addition, the Meet welcomed a Special Olympic Category and 16 Special “O” skaters participated in our Meet.
The Oakville Club registered 46 members to participate in our Meet. Six of them Cradle Skaters.
Our members did an outstanding Job in making their Club Proud with well over 100 Personal Best (PB’s) achieved at our Meet.
Our Oakville Competitors secured an Amazing 11 Medals, with an Additional 4 top 6 Placements:
Ryan Chen Gold First time competitor
Michael Borca Gold Placed first in all distances skated.
Sam Deluca Gold Skating against much much older skaters
William Wang Gold
Will Craig Silver
Lucas Shi – Silver
Tobenna Njoku Silver
Dora Song Bronze
Daniel Kim Bronze
Ian Craig Bronze
Fatima Afzal Bronze
Jasmine Kim – 5th
Isaac Nguyen – 5th – Skating against much much older skaters
Diyath Kannangara – 6th – First time competitor
Chiara Kothleitner – 6th
Our Club also recognizes Club Members who have an outstanding Meet with a “Skater of the Meet” Trophy. The recipients of the Female Skater of the Meet went to: Jasmine Kim and Dora Song; Male Skater of the Meet went to: Michael Borca and Sam Deluca.
We had 11 Oakville First Time Competitors participate in our Meet. Well Done by: Micaela Benjamin, Emilie Caserta, Ryan Chen, Reese Del Ben, Kiyath Kannangara, Stephen Lee, Leya Salman, Christopher Thorpe-Hung, Kieran Trodd, Alistair, Walker Coelho, and Jianing Wang.
Our 6 Cradles Skaters were: Noah Shi, Leo Waters, Matthew Zhang, Hugo Doumas, Blythe Walker Coelho, Hadley Walker Coelho.
We cannot even begin to count the number of hours involved in order to run such an outstanding and successful Meet as the one our Club Conducted and have everything run Professionally and Smoothly Everyone who participated in our Meet please take the time and Thank our Meet Co-ordinator, Mike Giannotti, for his time, efforts and Great Job.
Also, a Special Thank you to Sharon Brown who was Head of the Hospitality Room.
And Thank you to all our Coaches and Volunteers who spent the day making this such an Awesome and Unforgetable Experience for all of the Skaters.