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NameVanessa Jean Viva
ContingentTeam Nova Scotia
HometownSydney Mines
SportSpeed Skating Short Track



500 m Female
Final position: 43
Final KMonday, February 26, 200718:30Canada Games Centre
1000 m Female
Final position: 47
Final LWednesday, February 28, 200716:00Canada Games Centre
1500 m Female
Final position: 53
Final ISunday, February 25, 200714:00Canada Games Centre
3000 m Female
Final position: 53
Final GThursday, March 01, 200713:40Canada Games Centre



Height (ft, inches)5-4
Weight (lb)120
Language(s) spokenEnglish
Years I have participated in my sport
Club or School TeamCape Breton
CoachNeil Evans
Position/Event/SportShort Track Speedskating
Games or championships that I have participated in
Year Full name of competition/sport/event Placing
2002 Canadian Age Class Short Track Speedskating 4
2000 Eastern Canadian Short Track Age Class 2
2005 Atlantic Cup P.E.I. 3
My goals for the 2007 Canada Winter Games
My goal is to just to my best and hopefully get some personal best times.
My personal role model
My Mom.
Other information that could be of interest to the media
I have been involved in speedskating for 11 years.When I was in grade 5 I had to write a public speech.My parents suggested I write about something I was intrested in so I chose skating.We came across that speech not too long ago.My closing remark was a goal I set for myself.To make the 2007 Canada Games Team.That was in 2003.