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Canada’s top Para Cyclists attend Global Relay Para-cycling Road Championships p/b Lexus in Bromont

Para-cycling athletes from across Canada will gather in Bromont, Quebec, this week for the 2017 Global Relay Para-cycling Road Championships p/b Lexus on Wednesday, August 16th and Thursday, August 17th.  Riders will compete in the Time Trial on Wednesday and the Road Races on Thursday.

Time trial events will take place on a five kilometre out-and-back course on Boul. de l’Innovation and Boul. de Montréal, with categories racing 10, 15 or 20 kilometres.  The road races will be held on a 10 kilometre out-and-back course along Chemin Adamsville, over distances ranging from 30 to 80 kilometres.

Among the athletes attending will be members of Canada’s medal winning 2016 Paralympic team, including:

Michael Sametz – Men’s C3
Charles Moreau, Alex Hyndman and Joey Desjardins – Men’s H3
Shelley Gautier – Women’s T1
Marie-Claude Molnar – Women’s C4
Nicole Clermont – Women’s C5
Shawna Ryan and Joanie Caron – Women’s Tandem
Matthieu Croteau-Daigle and Benoit Lussier – Men’s Tandem

“The 2017 Para-cycling road championships held in Bromont will be the opportunity to see selected athletes for Road Worlds and newcomers competing together before the beginning of the WCC prep camp,” said Arnaud Litou, Para-cycling High Performance Manager at Cycling Canada.

“Despite the fact that the championship is taking place mid-week, we are expecting athletes coming from all over Canada for this event. We would like to thank the CNCB for organizing the para-cycling road championships. If you are interested in para-cycling, feel free to come witness these great athletes and coaches’ performances!”

Source: Cycling Canada
About Cycling Canada
Cycling Canada is the governing body for competitive cycling in Canada. Founded in 1882, Cycling Canada aims to create and sustain an effective system that develops talented Canadian cyclists to achieve Olympic, Paralympic, and World Championship medal performances. With the vision of being a leading competitive cycling nation by 2020 celebrating enhanced international success, increased national participation and world class event hosting, Cycling Canada manages the High Performance team, hosts national and international events and administers programs to promote and grow cycling across the country. Cycling Canada programs are made possible through the support of its valued corporate partners – Global Relay, Lexus Canada, Mattamy Homes, Louis Garneau and Bear Mountain Resort – along with the Government of Canada, Own The Podium, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic Committee.