Posted by Editoress on 05/5/15
Cycling Canada is sending five athletes to compete at the 2015 UCI Road Pan-American Championships in Leon, Mexico on May 7-10.
Tara Whitten of Edmonton, AB (The Cyclery-OPUS) will use the event to test herself at the international level in the Elite Women Time Trial, and help Canada qualify spots for the upcoming 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Virginia.
Matteo Dal-Cin of Ottawa (Team Silber Pro Cycling) and Pierrick Naud of Amos, QC (Team Optum p/b Kelly Benefits Strategies) will represent Canada in the Elite Men Road Race, suiting up in the National team uniform to score as many UCI points to improve Canada's World Championships and Olympic rankings.
Alex Cataford of Ottawa, ON (Team Silber Pro Cycling), the 2013 U23 Canadian Time Trial Champion, and Adam De Vos of Victoria, BC (Team H&R Block) will be racing the U23 Men Time Trial race, however, both will also participate in the Elite Men Road Race alongside Dal-Cin and Naud.
Denise Kelly will be the lead coach for these championships, which begins May 7th with the Time Trial races for all categories. The Women and U23 Men Road Races will take place on May 9th, with the Elite Men hitting the road on May 10th for their Road Race.
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