May 14/07 9:18 am - CCA Announces Pan American Road & Track Championship Team
Posted by Editoress on 05/14/07
CCA Announces Pan American Road & Track Championship Team
The Canadian Cycling Association is happy to announce the full team for the Pan American Road and Track Championships, to be held in Valencia, Venezuela, from May 21 to 27, 2007.
After several athletes met the time standards at the CCA trials in Burnaby, BC, on May 9-11, Canada will be sending a larger than expected track delegation to the championships.
Track competition runs from May 21 to 24, and road competition runs May 25-27.
The following athletes will represent Canada in Venezuela:
Zach Bell (Vancouver BC) : Points Race
Martin Gilbert (Montreal QC) : Madison
Ryan McKenzie (Calgary AB) : Madison
Cam MacKinnon (Calgary AB): Team Sprint, Keirin, Sprint, Kilo
Lawrence Leroux (Oka QC): Team Sprint
Yannick Morin (Otterburn Park QC): Team Sprint
Gina Grain (Vancouver BC): Points Race
Monique Sullivan (Calgary AB): Sprint
Note: Sullivan has been selected as a self-funded development athlete
Zach Bell (Vancouver BC) : Time Trial
Charles Dionne (Ste-Foy QC) : Road Race
Martin Gilbert (Montreal QC) : Road Race
Ryan McKenzie (Calgary AB) : Road Race
Keven Lacombe (U23 - Amos QC) : Road Race, Time Trial
David Veilleux (U23 - Quebec QC) : Road Race, Time Trial
Gina Grain (Vancouver BC): Road Race
Kris Westwood (manager)
Richard Wooles (coach - track)
Vincent Jourdain (coach - road)
Sophie St-Jacques (soigneur)
Chad Grochowina (mechanic)
Editor's Note: As has previously been reported, Symmetrics pulled their riders from the road squad over pre-selections the High Performance Committee (HPC) made t the track squad. Zach Bell will be the only Symmetrics rider participating due to his qualification on the track. He will ride the Individual Time Trial but not the Road Race.