Posted by Editor on 09/20/02
2002 Track Worlds Selection
The Canadian Cycling Association is pleased to announce the final selections for the Canadian team that will participate at the Track World Championships in Ballerup, Denmark, September 25-29.
Women Sprint, Keirin, 500m:
Alternate: Laura Yoisten
Women Individual Pursuit:
Women Points Race, Scratch Race:
Note: No men qualified for the World Championships
* Lori-Ann Muenzer will not be able to compete due to recent surgery for appendicitis
** Erin Carter will be unable to compete.
Canada will therefore have only two riders at the Track Worlds - Mandy Poitras and Laura Yoisten. Lori-Ann Muenzer, our strongest medal hope, unfortunately had to have appendix surgery shortly after the Pan Am Championships, ending her season. Erin Carter is also out after picking up a bug in Quito, Ecuador (Pan Ams), and generally being run down after competing at both the Commonwealth Games (3 events) and Pan Am Championships.
Autographed Mark Walters Jersey Up for Auction
Courtesy Navigators Cycling Team
An autographed National Champion Jersey from 2000 Olympic Sprint Champion Marty Nothstein is being auctioned today on E-Bay to benefit the Nicole Reinhart Foundation. This unique, one-of-a-kind item is not available from any other source. Please join us in helping this worthwhile charity that is dedicated to supporting young, developing cyclists. The Nicole Reinhart Foundation was created in the memory of Nicole, a champion cyclist from Pennsylvania that was tragically killed during a race on September 17, 2000.
Other items include an autographed National Champion Jersey from the 2001 Canadian National Champion and winner of the 2002 First Union Championship in Philadelphia, Mark Walters.
ebay auction: www.stores.ebay.com/id=35033055
Nicole Reinhart Foundation: www.nicolesbench.com/
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