November 28, 2019
Larter Competing at Canadian Junior Championships
November 28th, 2019, Charlottetown – P.E.I. speed skater Jenna
Larter is competing at the Canadian Junior Short Track Championships in Calgary
Larter will be the first Islander to compete in the Championships
since Charlottetown’s Carly Connell earned a berth in 2014. The Brookfield
native qualified for the event based on her results at the Short Track Canada
Cup held in Sherbrooke, Que. earlier this season.
The championships feature the country’s top 32 junior-aged skaters
per gender and will crown a national junior champion in each distance, as well
as an overall champion. The results are also used to select Canada’s team
for the 2020 World Junior Championships and for the 2020 Youth Olympic Games.
The 17-year-old Islander, now training in Calgary, has been busy
re-writing P.E.I.’s short track record books already this season. Larter
improved on her own fastest-ever P.E.I. female status in the short-track
500-metres in Sherbrooke, after claiming the same title in the short track
1,500-metres in Calgary in September.
Racing gets underway at the Olympic Oval in Calgary on Friday with
the 1,500-metre event, followed by the 500-metre on Saturday and 1000-metre
racing on Sunday.
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caption: Jenna Larter of Brookfield will represent P.E.I. at the
Canadian Junior Short Track Championships in Calgary this weekend. Photo
courtesy of Yi Kay.
Communications Coordinator, Speed Skate PEI