Canada Finishes Para Road World Cup with Six Medals

Corridonia, Italy (May 13, 2019) – Team Canada added two gold medals to its total on Saturday and Sunday at the Para Road World Cup in Corridonia, Italy. World champion Shelley Gautier of Toronto added a road race win to her time trial victory in the women’s T1 category, while Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, BC, won the men’s C2 road race. Canada finished the four-day event with six medals – three gold, two silver and one bronze.

“I am super happy with the performances of all the Canadians,” said Sebastien Travers, Head Para Coach at Cycling Canada. “From the high performance team, to the NextGen riders, to athletes riding as independents, everyone was able to get points for Canada for the Paralympic qualification process. This meets our expectations and goals for this World Cup.”

Results:
Gold – Shelley Gautier (Road Race, ITT) & Tristen Chernove (Road Race)
Silver – Tristen Chernove (ITT) & Charles Moreau (ITT)
Bronze – Kara Douville (ITT)

 


Source: Cycling Canada
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