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Team Canada Wins Five Medals at Tour de L’Abitibi

The 51st edition of the Tour de l’Abitibi concluded on Sunday after seven stages and 677.8 kilometres of racing. Michael Garrison (Team USA) took the title, holding the Brown Jersey through every stage. Luke Carreau (Equipe du Quebec) was the top Canadian finisher in third place, one minute and 29 seconds behind Garrison, and 15 seconds in front of Jacob Rubuliak (Team Canada).

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Team Canada finished on the podium in five stages, with Riley Pickrell winning Stage 4, plus taking second in each of the last two stages, while Jackson Kinniburgh was second in Stage 5 and Rubuliak was third in Stage 3.  Rubuliak was second in the Best Young Rider (1st year Junior) competition, Pickrell was third in the Points competition, Felix-Olivier Moreau was third in the Climber’s competition, and Team Canada finished third in the Team competition.

“This project is always a fantastic opportunity for our guys to learn and be exposed to a higher level of racing and a different style of racing,” said team manager Kevin Field. “Like every year, the Americans bring a really, really strong team – congrats to them for a great race. They were the strongest team here and it showed.”

Source: Cycling Canada

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