Speedskater Tyson Langelaar of Winnipeg captured Manitoba’s first medal at the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer, Alberta.
Langelaar won gold in the 1,500 meters Saturday afternoon as he finished in a time of 1:56:12.
That was 1:43 seconds faster than Kaleb Muller of Alberta.
Week One sports include Artistic Swimming, Biathlon, Boxing, Freestyle Skiiing, Gymnastics. Male Hockey, Ringette, Speed Skating, Table Tennis and Wheelchair Basketball.
Week Two sports feature Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Cross Country Skiing, Female & Male Curling, Figure Skating, Gymnastics, Female Hockey, Judo, Snowboard and Squash.
Team Manitoba consists of 208 athletes, 46 coaches, 14 managers, eight tech support and 20 mission staff.
2019 Canada Winter Games
Sunday, February 17th
Manitoba 6 Nova Scotia 2
Alberta 6 Manitoba 5
Saskatchewan 68 Manitoba 29
Speedskater Tyson Langelaar won his second gold medal of the games Sunday as he finished first in the 500 metres.
photo courtesy Sport Manitoba