Sled Dog Open Day 2 Results


Nicole Betker

The University of Saskatchewan Huskie track & field team added another 19 medals to their tally on Day 2 of the 43rd Annual Sled Dog Open Saturday at the Saskatoon Field House.

Distance runners Jodi Souter (first, 4:37.62), Gabrielle Edwards (second, 4:49.48) and Rachael Edwards (4:51.15) swept the podium in the 1500-metre race. Daniel Block took bronze in the event on the men’s side clocking in at 4:05.25.

Winning gold for the Huskies was Davis Guenther in the 600-metres with a time of 1:22.36, while Katrin Ritchie took gold in the race on the women’s side at 1:35.85. Veronika Smits (9.15) won her third medal of the meet with a gold in the 60-metre hurdles, Danielle Kabatoff won her third medal of the meet with a leap of 11.39-metres in the triple jump for gold. The Huskies took gold in the weight throw on both the men’s and women’s side with Kristen Mackie throwing 16.84-metres and Nolan Machiskinic tossing 15.68-metres.

Taking home silver on Day 2 was Ritchie in the 60-metres (7.90), Mignon le Roux (9.44) in the hurdles, Laurie Harder (11.17-m) in the triple jump and Karla Gabruch (16.43-m) in weight throw.

Emmett Harrison (600-m, 1:24.61), Sharai Siemens (60-m, 8.11), Jared Olson (60-m hurdles, 9.14), Lane Britnell (pole vault, 4.75-m) and Steven Leung (weight throw, 13.52-m) all won bronze on Day 2.

The Huskies will travel to Manitoba to compete in the Bisons Classic on February 4.

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