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Jan 25 2011 - Congrats to Barry Britt - Named to Team Canada for NACAC Cross Country
OTTAWA - Athletics Canada announced today the athletes that will travel to Trinidad and Tobago for the 2011 North America, Central America and Caribbean (NACAC) Cross Country Championships held Saturday February 19.
Dave Scott-Thomas, Head Coach of the NACAC team; “I've been on a lot of national teams and I am always impressed by the energy condensed when a young athlete puts on the Canadian uniform. These squads are talented, they're focused and they'll race together as true teams.” He adds; “Full credit to the athletes and their personal coaches for working through the cool twilight of a Canadian winter and blasting into the Caribbean sun.”
Canadian 2011 NACAC Cross Country Team
Senior Men 8km
For the complete article go to: http://athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=1094
Jan 25 2011 - Caleb Jones named as one of Athletics Canada's athletes for Team 2016 Olympic Development Program
Athletics Canada identifies athletes for Team 2016 Olympic Development Program
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
OTTAWA – The future of Canadian track and field has been identified as Athletics Canada announced today the athletes who have been selected for the Team 2016 Olympic Development Program (ODP). The program is designated to create a development pathway leading to sustainable high performance success in 2016 and beyond.
“Identifying the best young athletes who we believe can succeed in 2016 and beyond extends and widens our high performance pathway leading to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro”, explains Athletics Canada’s Head Coach Alex Gardiner. Gardiner adds, “Program director Carla Nicholls and National Centre coach colleagues have nominated a squad of athletes who have met international benchmarks for their age; these athletes are training with accomplished coaches in good environments. This is our next wave and it’s a strong one!”
For more information on Team 2016 ODP please see http://athletics.ca/display_news.asp?newsid=1078.
Team 2016 Identified Athletes - Two NB athletes make the list - Caleb Jones & Genevieve Lalonde
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