Mirela Rahneva of Ottawa won a silver medal at the Canadian Skeleton Championships held in Calgary on Oct. 14. The 29-year-old clocked a time of 1:55:11 on the skeleton track at Winsport’s Canada Olympic Park. She was only .13 of a second behind the Canadian champion, Calgary’s Elisabeth Vathje. Canada’s team for the upcoming International Bobsled and Skeleton World Cup will be announced on Nov. 1. Rahneva finished last season – her rookie year on the World Cup circuit – ranked 3rd in the world.
HELP SHINE A LIGHT ON LOCAL SPORT! The Ottawa Sports Pages has proudly provided a voice for local sport for over 10 years, but we need your help to continue another 10 and beyond. Please donate to the Ottawa Sports Pages Fund today.