Canada’s elite para-cyclists were back in competition mode on Tuesday — a day before the naming of the 2016 Paralympic team — to battle for Canadian time trial titles at the 2016 Global Relay Canadian Road Championships in Gatineau Park, Que.
Shelley Gautier will be a tricycling medal contender at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.
Shelley Gautier (Toronto,Ont.) a 12-time tricycling world champion, prevailed in the 12km combined tricycling time trial with a time of 32:32.61. The Toronto, Ont. native, who competes in the female T1 class, will likely receive her second invitation to complete at the Paralympic Games on Wednesday afternoon. She finished 11th in the time trial and 14th in the road race in London.
World number one C2 cyclist Tristen Chernove (Cranbrook, B.C.) won the combined (men’s C 1-5 and women’s C 4-5) cycling time trial, by finishing the 16km course in 23:50.48. Chernove — expected to be named to the Canadian…
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