Nordic club earns a dozen medals

The Red Deer Nordic Club captured 12 medals, including seven gold, at the Alberta Cup No. 5 and 6 during the weekend.

EDMONTON — The Red Deer Nordic Club captured 12 medals, including seven gold, at the Alberta Cup No. 5 and 6 during the weekend.

Anna Zimmerman, Reyna Zimmerman and Gavin Rittamer were all double gold medalists.

Anna Zimmerman won the U16 girls’ five-kilometre skate race Saturday and the classic Sunday while Reyna Zimmerman, competing in the Track Attack and Jack Rabbits, won the U8 girls’ one-kilometre races Saturday and Sunday,

Rittamer won the U14 boys’ 3.75km skate race and the classic.

Bailey Johnson was the other gold medalist, winning the U14 girls’ 3.75km classic Sunday after finishing third in the skate race.

Claire Espey placed second to Anna Zimmerman Sunday and third Saturday.

Devin Chambers was third in the U18 boys’ 10km classic after taking fifth in the 10km skate race.

In other Track Attack and Jack Rabbits competition Saturday, Tyson Oram was second in the U8 boys’ one-kilometre event and Jessa Oram was fourth in the U10 girls’ 1.2km race.

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