Canada adds two more titles at Para-Cycling World Championships

CANADIAN CYCLING ASSOCIATION

2011.09.11

 

CANADA ADDS TWO MORE WORLD TITLES TO ITS COLLECTION AT UCI PARA-CYCLING WORLDS

Tricyclists Gautier and Croteau win second World Titles at 2011 Para-cycling World Championships

 

(Roskilde, DEN – September 11, 2011) Shelley Gauthier of Toronto, Ont. and Marie-Ève Croteau of 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 of Thunder Bay, Ont. and Lyne Bessette of Knowlton, Qué. finished fifth of the women’s tandem race, which ended in a bunch sprint won.

 

Canada concludes these Para-cycling World Championships with an all-time high five World titles, as well as a silver medal by Marie-Claude Molnar of Sainte-Adèle, Que. in the C4 road race, and a bronze medal by Mark Ledo of Maple, Ont. in the H3 road race.

 

Canada also ranked as the top nation in the women’s ranking at these Championships, all categories.

 

Complete results for all categories can be found on www.uci.ch.

 

The Canadian Cycling Association is the governing body for competitive cycling in Canada. Founded in 1882, the CCA aims to create and sustain an effective system that develops talented Canadian cyclists to achieve Olympic, Paralympic and World Championship medal performances. With the vision to be a leading competitive cycling nation by 2020 celebrating enhanced international success, increased a participation and world class event hosting, the CCA manages the National teams, hosts national and international events, and administers community programs to promote Cycling in Canada. For more information, please visit: www.canadian-cycling.com.

 

.:: Canadian Cycling Association ::.

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