08 - 19 Jun 11 - Leitrim Lightning Dragon Boat
This morning LCol Purcell, CO CFS Leitrim, congratulated the mixed Leitrim Lightning Dragon Boat team who finished 23 out of 160 mixed teams and 40 out of a total 194 teams at this weekend Tim Horton competition held in Ottawa. The team won the Emergency Services Cup as the fastest team amongst military, police (municipal, provincial, & federal) and paramedic teams. They stole the cup from the Ottawa Police Department who had held the cup for 10 years. The team had been training hard in the Station gymnasium since April however they only had 2x one hour practice sessions in the water prior to the races this weekend. The team also raised over $830.00 that will be given to charity.
Well done to all participants!
Leitrim Lightning :
|Sgt Tyler Schulze||MCpl Cory Daly|
|MCpl Frances Bartlett||Sgt Denis Ethier|
|MCpl Julie Grenier||MCpl Tina Halerewich|
|Cpl Andrea Pixley||Sgt Graham Bell|
|Cpl Ryan Davis||Pte Natasha Dresler|
|Cpl Nick Simard||Cpl Dan Lim|
|Cpl Randy Hill||Sgt Alex Arndt|
|Cpl Dave Gagliano||Cpl Max Mahmodani|
|Cpl Justin Laforce||MCpl Ranson Darby|
|MCpl Dan Stanbra||Cpl Jody Clark|
|Cpl Jason Moffatt||LS Maxime Beaudette|
|Cpl Vicki Critch|
Civ Rebecca Ayer, JIIFC, jumped in on our Saturday morning race as we were short 1 female.
#23 out of 160 Mixed Teams
#40 out of 194 Total Teams
Leitrim Lightning's Race Finishes
|Saturday||- 500m - 2:23.27|
|- 500m - 2:26.88|
|Sunday||- 200m - 55.96 (Prelim)|
|- 500m - 2:22.13|
|- 200m - 53.09|
Current results are based on Saturday's races. Overall ranking of festival will be published in tomorrow's Ottawa Citizen.
With our 500m & 200m combined times from Sunday's Races, Leitrim Lightning should have placed in top 20 Teams. Please keep in mind, the top 8 teams are National Team members and compete on a World Level.