Tyler Mislawchuk off to Beijing with Canada's best triathletes to compete at the World Championships
Published: September 8, 2011
Canadaâ€™s Best Triathletes Set to Toe the Line in Beijing for World Championships
â€”Elite races to be televised on CBC TV Sports Weekend, and live on CBC.caâ€”
Canadaâ€™s best triathletes have arrived in Beijing focused on completing a mission for medals in all race categories on the 2008 Olympic course, September 9-12, 2011.
Triathlon Canada has sent 19 athletes that will compete in the elite, under-23 and junior races. The governing body for triathlon in Canada will also register 111 athletes that will compete in the paratriathlon and age group races against the worldâ€™s best.
Coverage of the elite races can be viewed live on www.cbc.ca
The menâ€™s race will also be broadcast on CBC TV Sports Weekend, September 10, from 2-3 p.m. EST, while the womenâ€™s race will be taped to hit the air on CBC TV Sport Weekend, September 17, from 12:30-1-30 p.m. EST as part of 2011 Sports Day in Canada.
Elite Men Elite Women
Bren McMahon â€“ Victoria Kathy Tremblay - Montreal
Kyle Jones â€“ Oakville, Ont. Paula Findlay â€“ Edmonton
Simon Whitfield â€“ Victoria
Under-23 Men Under-23 Women
Alexander Hinton â€“ Kingston, Ont. Alex Coates â€“ Calgary
Andrew Yorke â€“ Caledon, Ont. Kyla Coates â€“ Calgary
Matt Sharpe â€“ Victoria
Junior Men Junior Women
Francis Lefebvre â€“ Quebec Christine Ridenour â€“ Cowichan Bay, B.C.
Tyler Mislawchuk â€“ Winnipeg Ellen Pennock â€“ Calgary
Tristan Woodfine â€“ Cobden, Ont. Joanna Brown â€“ Carp, Ont.
SCHEDULE: (ALL TIMES LOCAL TO BEIJING)
Wednesday, September 7
Aquathlon Elite - 3:45 p.m.
Friday, September 9
Under-23 Men â€“ 12:30 p.m.
Paratriathlon â€“ 2:45 p.m.
Saturday, September 10
Junior Women â€“ 10:45 a.m.
Elite Men â€“ 12:30 p.m.
Under-23 Women â€“ 3:15 p.m.
Sunday, September 11
Elite Women â€“ 1:30 p.m.
Junior Men â€“ 4:15 p.m.
Triathlon Canada is the governing body for triathlon in the country. Recognized as an Olympic medal sport since 2000, Triathlon Canadaâ€™s mandate is to promote, foster, organize and develop the sport of triathlon, and its related disciplines, in Canada. For more information on Triathlon Canada, please visit us at www.triathloncanada.com
on the Internet.