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Vikes track athletes Rachel Francois and Cole Peterson have been named the Muscle MLK™ Vikes Athletes of the Week for the period ending March 12.

Francois, a Humanities student from St. Albert, Alberta, finished fourth in the country in the 600-metre at the U SPORTS Track and Field Championships in Edmonton. The fifth-year Vike ran a time of 1:30.70 in the final national championships of her UVic career.

Peterson, a Computer Science student from Edmonton, Alberta, won a pair of gold medals at the U SPORTS Track and Field Championships to close out his university career. The fifth-year Vike helped the men’s 4×800-metre relay team set a school record with a time of 7:30.16 before winning 1,500-metre gold on Saturday. border=

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