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Athletics Canada nominates 41 athletes to Summer Universiade (FISU) Team

boAthletics Canada nominates 41 athletes today to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) 2015 Summer Universiade (FISU) team that will compete in Gwangju, Korea. The event takes place July 2 to 14, athletics competition runs July 8 to 12.

The young Canadian squad includes five veterans from the 2013 Summer Universiade team. Lindsey Mix (Bergevin) of Leduc, Alta., Ryan Brockerville of Marystown, Nfld., Brandon Lord of Whistler, B.C., Ross Proudfoot of Lively, Ont., and Benjamin Thorne of Kitimat, B.C.

Female athletes

Marissa Kurtimah – 100m – Guelph, ON
Leah Walkeden – 100m / 200m – Androssan, AB
Farah Jacques – 200m – Quebec, QC
Lindsey Butterworth – 800m – North Vancouver, BC
Rachel Aubry – 800m – Ottawa, ON
Gabriela Stafford – 1500m – Toronto, ON
Carise Thompson – 1500m – Orkney, ON
Rachel Cliff – 5000m – Vancouver, BC
Katrina Allison – 10000m – Vancouver, BC
Maria Bernard – 3000m SC – Calgary, AB
Regan Yee – 3000m SC – Hazelton, BC
Karelle Edwards – 100mH – Ottawa, ON
Michelle Young – 100mH – Saskatoon, SK
Kelsey Balkwill – 400mH – Essex, ON
Rebecca Haworth – High jump – Waverley, NS
Laurence Beaudet – Long jump – Montreal, QC
Lindsey Mix (Bergevin) – Pole vault – Leduc, AB
Karleigh Parker – Pole vault – Woodstock, ON
Brittany Crew – Shot put – Toronto, ON
Alex Porlier-Langlois – Shot put – St-Césaire, QC
Agnes Esser – Discus – Victoria, BC
Georgia Ellenwood – Heptathlon – Langley, BC
Niki Oudenaarden – Heptathlon – St-Albert, AB

 

Male athletes

Bolade Ajomale – 100m / 200m – Richmond Hill, ON
Bismark Boateng – 100m – Toronto, ON
Drelan Bramwell – 200m – Sarnia, ON
Brendon Restall – 800m – Victoria, BC
Adam Paul-Morris – 800m – South Surrey, BC
Robert Denault – 1500m – Aurora, ON
Ross Proudfoot – 5000m – Lively, ON
Brandon Lord – 10000m – Whistler, BC
Aaron Hendrikx – 10000m – Parkhill, ON
Ryan Brockerville – 3000m SC – Marystown, NL
Calvin Arsenault – 110m H – Kitchener, ON
Khalil Parris – 400m H – Windsor, ON
Aubrey Smith – Long jump – Richmond Hill, ON
Matt Marcoccia – Shot put – Toronto, ON
Andy White – Javelin – North Vancouver, BC
James Turner – Decathlon – Kelowna, BC
Benjamin Thorne – 20km RW – Kitimat, BC

 

Staff

 

Claude Bérubé – Head Coach
Jason Kerr – Team Coach
Lynn Kanuka – Team Coach
Milt Ottey – Team Coach
Steve LeBlanc – Team Coach
Kristine Deacon – Team Manager
Jane Freure – Integrated Support Team
Paula Burchat – Integrated Support Team

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