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first_imgMurray wins BBC award BIRMINGHAM, England (AP): Andy Murray has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time after winning the Wimbledon and Olympic singles titles in 2016 and also finishing the season as the world’s top-ranked player. Murray won the domestic award in 2013 and 2015, too. The 29-year-old Murray capped the best season of his career by beating Novak Djokovic to win the ATP finals in London and claim a fifth straight title, earning him the year-end No. 1 ranking. He hasn’t lost since September 16. Two-time Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee was second in the voting and Olympic show-jumping gold medalist Nick Skelton came third at a ceremony in Birmingham, central England.last_img

Stingray swimmers compete at local meet

first_img45 Fort St. John Stingray swimmers took to the North Peace Leisure Pool to see how they measured up against swim clubs from Dawson Creek, Prince George, and Mackenzie on Saturday and Sunday. Four records were established at the meet, including two by Stingray members.Jamie Jodoin set a new mark in the 13 year old girls 100 metre breaststroke, and Owen Lang established new records in the 10 year old boys 50 metre freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, 100 metre freestyle, and IM.Swimmers that placed in the top three in their respective categories are as follows:- Advertisement -“O” Cat 1 Division GirlsGold      Rebecca-Mae Arnold (27 points)Gold      Sarah Hannaford (27 points)Advertisement Bronze  RJ Arnold (19 points)“O” Cat 1 BoysGold      Owen Lang (42 points)Silver     Julien Kemp (25 points)Advertisement Bronze  Maverick Arnold (25 points)“O” Cat 2 GirlsSilver     Jamie JodoinBronze  Sarah WebsterDiv 2 GirlsAdvertisement Silver     Connor BrownIn the overall club standings Dawson Creek finished with 672 points as they brought in 65 swimmers. The Stingrays and their 45 swimmers compiled 455 points for second place. Taking third were the Prince George Pisces with 213 points with seven swimmers, and fourth went to Mackenzie as their 12 swimmers came away with a total of 178 points. Silver     Paige Brown (24 points)Div 2 BoysGold      Ethan Semeniuk (21 points)Bronze  Nolan Garden (14 points)Div 4 BoysAdvertisementlast_img read more