Hay River has sole athlete in CWG cross-country skiing

Ilona Gyapay was the sole Hay River athlete competing in cross-country skiing during this year’s Canada Winter Games competition.
On Feb. 21 she competed in the 7.5-kilometre free interval start female race. Gyapay finished in 52nd place with a final race time of 27:04.20.
She competed in the 1,000 m female sprint on Feb. 22, finishing in 44th place overall in a qualification round. Her final time was 3:29.54.

She finished in 41st place in the female’s 10-kilometre mass start and had a final time of 38:31.60.
Her final race was in the women’s 4 x 3.75 – kilmetre relay. Gyapay and her teammates had a final race time of 52:50.40.
The women finished the first leg in 12:33.40, with the following legs in 14:33.40, 12:25.70 and 13:17.90.