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Britt Janyk wins top Sport B.C. award



Whistler’s Britt Janyk won the Senior Female Athlete of the Year award presented by Sport B.C. and sponsored by CTV on Wednesday night, edging out a list of nominees that included freestyle skier Kristi Richards.

Janyk has two World Cup medals this season, including a gold, and currently ranks third in downhill and 12 th in super G on the World Cup circuit.

The Senior Male Athlete of the Year award went to swimmer Brent Hayden, gold medalist at the world aquatic championships in the 100 metre freestyle event.