Yukon slips to fourth in ulu haul, Alaska’s lead widens

YELLOWKNIFE After four days of competition, Alaska has nearly doubled its closest contender for ulus in the 2008 Arctic Winter Games, with 142 in…

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After four days of competition, Alaska has nearly doubled its closest contender for ulus in the 2008 Arctic Winter Games, with 142 in total.

Host team Northwest Territories is in second place with 76 ulus, and the Yamal contingent has taken over third place, with 73, on the strength of its skiers and figure skaters.

Yukon currently sits in fourth place with 54 podium finishes.

Medal standings: (gold – silver – bronze, total)

1st Alaska 53-37-52, 142

2nd Northwest Territories

25-29-22, 76

3rd Yamal 35-27-11, 73

4th Yukon 19-13-22, 54

5th Alberta North

10-21-14, 45

6th Nunavut 10-18-15, 43

7th Sami 5-5-6, 16

8th Nunavik Quebec 5-5-5, 15

9th Greenland 3-7-4, 14

Yukon ulu winners

Days 3 and 4

Gold

Biathlon ski 7.5-kilometre mass start senior male — Ryan Burlingame

Cross-country ski 2.5-kilometre midget female — Dahria Beatty

Dog mushing 7.5-kilometre 4-dog team event juvenile — Rachel Kinvig, Ben Kinvig

Snowshoeing combined juvenile male — Logan Roots

Snowshoeing combined junior male — William Kennedy

Speed skating 777-metre junior male – Troy Henry

Silver

Biathlon ski 7.5-kilometre mass start female — Aliye Tuzlak

Biathlon ski 4×6-kilometre senior mixed — Ryan Burlingame, Aliye Tuzlak, Nathaniel Rodden, Aryn Clarke

Biathlon snowshoe 5-kilometre mass start senior male — Jeremy Johnson

Cross-country ski 2.5-kilometre classic midget female relay — Dahria Beatty, Holly Bull, Nesha Wright

Snowboarding rail jam juvenile male — Sam Ferguson

Table tennis doubles juvenile female – Claire Abbott and Anna Smith

Bronze

Cross-country skiing 2.5-kilometre freestyle midget male — Fabian Brook

Cross-country skiing 2.5-kilometre classic midget male relay — Isak Blouin, Trevor Bray, Fabian Brook

Figure skating ladies 2 long program — Bryn Hoffman

Figure skating ladies 4 long program — Millie Austin

Figure skating ladies 2 combined — Bryn Hoffman

Figure skating ladies 4 combined — Millie Austin

Snowboarding big air juvenile female — Beth Ferguson

Table tennis doubles junior male — Ryan Bachli and Ben Barrett-Forrest

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