Top Canadian Para-Cyclists Earn Red and White Jersey

(Saint-Georges, QC – June 28, 2015) Forty para-cyclists stormed Saint-George roads in Quebec to compete for the top honors in the road races, for all classes.

Para-cyclists took part in the Championships featuring different distances according to their respective classes on a closed course 6.1km.

Eight Canadian Champion were crowned awarded Sunday morning, with Louis-Albert Corriveau-Jolin (T), Michelle Salt (WC2), Sebastien Héroux (Men C4-5), Alexandre Carrier and Aroussen Laflamme (Men B), Robbi Weldon and Joanie Caron (Women B), Mark Ledo (Men H3-5), Robert Labbé (MH1-2 WH1-5) and Michael Sametz (MC1-2 WC 4-5) all winning the road race of their respective categories.

The next event for the Canadian para-cyclist will be the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland, followed immediately by the Parapan-American Games in Toronto.

MEN C4-5 – ROAD RACE
1. HÉROUX, Sébastien MC4 (La Cordée) 2:16:31
2. MURPHY, Jeff MC5 (Team PBR) 2:19:57 +3:26

WOMEN C2 – ROAD RACE
1. SALT, Michelle WC2 (Team Alberta) 1:55:59

MT12-WT12 – ROAD RACE
1. CORRIVEAU JOLIN, Louis Albert MT2 (Equipe du Quebec) 55:36
2. GAUTIER, Shelley WT1 (Team Ontario) 1:14:12 +18:36
3. DUONG, Kas WT1 (Synergy Racing CC) -1 Lap

MEN B – ROAD RACE
1. CARRIER, Alexandre / LAFLAMME, Aroussen MB (Equipe du Quebec) 2:16:50
2. CROTEAU DAIGLE, Matthieu / BOILY, Pierre-Olivier MB (Equipe du Quebec) 2:16:52 +0:02
3. CHALIFOUR, Daniel / CLOUTIER, Alexandre MB (Equipe du Quebec) 02:17:30 +0:40

WOMEN B – ROAD RACE
1. WELDON, Robbi / CARON, Joanie WB (Equipe du Quebec) 2:20:23
2. RYAN, Shawna / LEMIEUX, Audrey WB (Team Saskatchewan) 2:20:32 +0:09
3. SHIBLEY, Carla / RUTTAN, Erin WB 2:29:03 +8:40

MEN H3-5 – ROAD RACE
1. LEDO, Mark MH4 (Real Deal/Gears p/b WASPcam) 1:28:13
2. MOREAU, Charles MH3 (Equipe du Quebec) 1:29:14 +1:01
3. MORNEAU, Rico MH3 (Equipe du Quebec) 1:35:41 +7:28

MC1-2 WC 4-5 – ROAD RACE
1. SAMETZ, Michael MC3 (Team Alberta) 1:38:43
2. MILLEY, Jay MC1 (Team Alberta) 1:41:40 +2:57
3. CLERMONT, Nicole WC5 (Equipe du Quebec) 1:43:04 +4:21

MH1-2 WH1-5 – ROAD RACE
1. LABBE, Robert MH2 (Equipe du Quebec) 1:10:53
2. ADAM, Myriam WH3 (Equipe du Quebec) 1:17:15 +6:22
3. CHARRON, Annik WH3 (paracyclisme adaptavie) -2 Laps

For more information, please check out the event website at: http://www.championnatscanadiensroute.com/

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Shelley at the CRCC podium

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