CSC, Athletics Canada pronounces squad of 43 athletes to compete in Commonwealth Video games

Commonwealth Sport Canada (CSC) and Athletics Canada introduced on Tuesday the crew of 43 athletes who will characterize Group Canada on the upcoming Commonwealth Video games.

The group contains dash stars Andre De Grasse and Aaron Brown, together with pole vaulter Alysha Newman.

“With 13 medals gained in athletics on the latest Commonwealth Video games, we all know that this gifted group of athletes will contribute drastically to the Canadian ends in athletics this summer time,” mentioned Scott Stevenson, CEO of Group Canada 2022 in a launch.

The listing contains 10 Paralympic athletes who had already been chosen to compete within the occasion.

Triple Paralympian Josh Cassidy and Rio 2016 bronze medalist Alex Dupont, who additionally gained gold within the T54 1,500 meters on the latest Commonwealth Video games, spotlight that group.

“This can be a very various group of gifted athletes who’ve been chosen for this crew,” mentioned Para Head Coach and Lead of Para Efficiency at Athletics Canada, Carla Nicholls in a press launch. “I’ve little question that we are going to see some unimaginable performances from this crew.”

The Commonwealth Video games will happen in Birmingham, England from July 28 to August 8, with athletics competitions from July 30 to August 7.

For the total crew listing, click on right here.

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