CYCLING CANADA NAMES 5 ATHLETES TO PARA TRACK WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS SQUAD
OTTAWA, February 15, 2017. – Cycling Canada is pleased to announce the team of athletes that will represent Canada at the 2017 Para-Cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles, California, on March 2nd to 5th. The Canadian squad will consist of five riders, including three members of Canada’s Rio Paralympic team, plus two prospective NextGen […]
VAN DEN EYNDE COMPLETES NATIONAL COACH TERM
Ottawa, Sept. 30, 2016 – After two quadrennials through the London and recent Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games as national coach, Eric Van den Eynde is leaving his role at Cycling Canada at the end of this month. With the next four years leading to Tokyo 2020 demanding a greater focus on talent identification and […]
CANADIAN PARA-CYCLISTS FINISH RIO WITH NINE MEDALS
Robbi Weldon of Thunder Bay, Ontario, and her pilot Audrey Lemieux of Alma, Quebec, were the top finishers for Canada on Saturday, the final day of para-cycling competition at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Weldon and Lemieux finished fifth in the Women’s Tandem road race.
CROTEAU FOURTH IN T1-T2 ROAD RACE
Four Canadian para-cyclists competed on Friday at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, with Marie-Eve Croteau of Quebec City, Quebec, the top finisher, in fourth place in the Women’s combined T1-T2 road race.
MOREAU WINS SECOND BRONZE IN H3 PARA ROAD RACE
Charles Moreau of Victoriaville, Quebec, won his second bronze medal of the Paralympic Games on Thursday, the ninth medal for para-cycling in Rio de Janeiro.
CANADIAN PARA-CYCLISTS HAVE A FIVE MEDAL DAY IN RIO
Canadian para-cyclists had a medal bonanza on Wednesday, the first day of road competition at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, winning five medals in the time trial events, with one gold, one silver and three bronze. This brings the medal total for para-cycling to eight in total, with two more silvers and a bronze won earlier in the week on the track.
CANADA ADDS THIRD CYCLING MEDAL AT PARALYMPICS
Canada added a third medal in cycling at the Paralympic Games on Saturday, with Tristen Chernove of Cranbrooke, BC, winning bronze in the Men’s 1000 metre Time Trial. This is Chernove’s second medal, after winning a silver medal in the Individual Pursuit.
TWO SILVER MEDALS FOR CANADA ON DAY 2 OF PARALYMPIC TRACK COMPETITION
Canada won two silver medals on Friday, the second day of track cycling competition at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Ross Wilson of Edmonton, Alberta, took silver in the Men’s C1 Individual Pursuit, as did Tristen Chernove of Cranbrook, BC, in the Men’s C2 Individual Pursuit.
MOLNAR FIFTH IN FIRST DAY OF PARALYMPIC CYCLING COMPETITION
The first day of Paralympic cycling competition on Thursday, in Rio de Janeiro, had Canadians competing in three events, with Marie-Claude Molnar of Lemoyne, Quebec, the highest placed finisher, in fifth place for the Women’s C4 Individual Pursuit.
CYCLING CANADA NAMES 2016 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
The Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame, which has its permanent home at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, Ontario, is pleased to name its class of inductees for 2016.