Spence tops Canadians at world juniors
Josie Spence of the Kamloops River City Racers was the top Canadian all-around finisher at the world junior long track speedskating championships in Collalbo, Italy, on the weekend.
The 19-year-old finished 11th overall in a field of 46 junior females from across the world.
Spence led the women's pursuit team to a fifth-place finish. She was joined on that team by Kate Hanly of Alberta and Noami Fiset of Quebec.
Josie finished 16th in the 3,000m event, 17th in the 1,500m, 22nd in the 1,000m and 26th in the 500m.