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Canada Sends 6 Cyclists to Junior Track World Championships

Press Release from the CCC (Cycling Canada Cyclisme, previously known as Canadian Cycling Association)

(Ottawa, ON – August 16, 2012) Cycling Canada is pleased to announce the six athletes who will represent Canada at the 2012 UCI Juniors Track World Championships, held in Invercargill, New Zealand, from August 22-26, 2012.

Led by junior national team coaches Rob Good and Jeff Ain, the Canadian junior team has already received some media attention whilst undertaking their last preparations on the track in Invercargill. The team has been training in New Zealand since August 14th in order to get over the jet lag and put their best wheel forward going into the most significant international competition of the season.

‘The team is very excited to be here competing amongst the best in the world. They are focused on the task at hand and ready to give it their all.’ proclaimed Rob Good, head coach of the junior team.



GIBSON, Kinley, (Edmonton, AB) – Team Sprint, Omnium, Individual Pursuit, Points Race
LABRIE, Audrey (Montreal, QC) – Sprint, Team Sprint, Keirin, Scratch


ALBERT, Joakim (Quebec City, QC) – Sprint, Keirin, Kilo
CAVES, Aidan (Vancouver, BC) – Omnium, Individual Pursuit
JOHNSTONE, Eric (Calgary, AB) – Individual Pursuit, Points Race, Madison
SIMONDS, William (London, ON) – Madison, Scratch Race

The full competition schedule can be found at:

For further information regarding the 2012 Junior World Championships please consult: