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July 15/99 12:12 pm - Handisports National Cycling Championships

Posted by Editor on 07/15/99

Handisports National Cycling Championships, Victoria, B.C.
(courtesy Steve Lund and Joanna Fox)

North Vancouver, BC - Montreal's Gary Longhi was a repeat winner this weekend at the 1999 Handisports National Cycling Championships claiming the national title in both road race and time trial events.

Longhi, competing in the cerebral palsy 5 km individual time trial, won with a time of 8 minutes, 50 seconds. Jean Quevillion (Ste-Adele) was second in 9:40, Paul Jalbert (Prince George) third in 9:48 and Carla Yuftak (Edmonton) fourth in 11:43.

In the 10 km tandem event, 1998 World silver medallists Brian Cowie (Burnaby) and pilot Min van Velzen (Vancouver) took the title in 13:38. Yvon Provencher (Montreal) and pilot Fabian Bergeron (Montreal) were second in 14:07; Julie Cournoyer (Montreal) and pilot Alexander Cloutier (Ste-Foy, Que.) were third in 14:10; Stefan Cote (Quebec City) and pilot Mathieu Fagnan (Montreal), fourth in 14:27; Richard Marsolais (Vanier, Ont.) and pilot John Large (Aylmer, Que.) fifth in 15:14; Gary Steves and pilot Gary Steves (Vancouver) sixth in 16:57; and Zaiedee Potter (Calgary) and pilot Jennifer Durrance (Calgary) seventh in 19:05.

Hosted by the PacificSport National Cycling Centre, the 1999 Handisports National Cycling Championships are key in the athletes' development and early preparation for the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, where athletes with a disability will compete for Olympic medals in cycling for the first time.

Tandem RR - 50.5 km
PositionPilot/StokerProvinceTime/Time Behind
1Alexandre Cloutier/Julie CournoyerQuebec1:15:08
2Min Van Velzen/Brian CowieBCat 0:29
3Mathieu Fagnan/Stephane CoteQuebec0:38
4Fabian Bergeron/Yvon ProvencherQuebec1:12
5John Large/Richard MarsolaisQuebec/Ontario5:28
6Johann Groebner/Pier PotterBC17:30
7Jennifer Durrant/Zaidee PotterAlberta35:32
8Michael Kirby/Rob PontoBC46:49
9Gerry Hartley/Gary SteevesBCDNF
Tandem TT - 10 km
1Min Van Velzen/Brian CowieBC13:38
2Fabian Bergeron/Yvon ProvencherQuebecat 0:29
3Alexandre Cloutier/Julie CournoyerQuebec0:32
4Mathieu Fagnan/Stephane CoteQuebec0:49
5John Large/Richard MarsolaisQuebec/Ontario1:36
6Gerry Hartley/Gary SteevesBC3:19
7Jennifer Durrant/Zaidee PotterAlberta5:27
CP Sports RR - 19.5 km
1Gary LonghiQuebec39:30
2Jean QuevillonQuebecat 5:15
3Paul JalabertBC5:45
4Carla YustakAlberta18:49
CP Sports TT - 5 km
1Gary LonghiQuebec8:50
2Jean QuevillonQuebecat 0:50
3Paul JalabertBC0:58
4Carla YustakAlberta2:53


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