Weldon/Bessette, Gautier and Croteau win World Titles in time trials at Para-cycling World Championships
September 09, 2011 (Rokslide, DEN ) – In the opening days of the 2011 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark. Robbi Weldon and Lyne Bessette won their first World championships title in the time trials, doing so in their second participation at the prestigious World Championships event. Shelley Gautier (Canada) won the Women’s T1 15.2km time trial. Shelley Gautier (Toronto, ON), Marie-Ève Croteau (Québec, QC), Robbi Weldon (Thunder Bay, ON) and Lyne Bessette (Knowlton, QC) all winning the prestigious titles and the rainbow jerseys in the time trial races, on this second day of competition.
September 11, 2011) Shelley Gautier (Toronto, ON). and Marie-Ève Croteau (Québec, QC) both won the World Titles in their respective categories at the 2011 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Roskilde, Denmark on Sunday. Both taking their second rainbow jersey in as many races for these two Canadian women racing in Tricycle categories.
In the women’s tandem, the defending World Champion tandem of Robbi Weldon (Thunder Bay, ON) and Lyne Bessette (Knowlton, QC) finished fifth of the women’s tandem race.
Canada also ranked as the top nation in the women’s ranking at these championships, all categories.
Canadian Paracycling Team