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August 28/12 16:20 pm - Road Worlds Elite Men's Pool Announced

Posted by Editoress on 08/28/12

Cycling Canada has announced the list of riders shortlisted to the selection pool to represent Canada in the Elite Men's category at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships, set for September 15th to 23rd in Limburg, Netherlands.

The list is headlined by five riders who are racing with professional teams on the UCI World Tour. The list includes 2012 Giro d’Italia winner and 2012 Olympian Ryder Hesjedal, the 2012 Canadian Road Race Champion Ryan Roth, as well as 2012 Canadian Time Trial Champion Svein Tuft.

Canada secured four spots for the men's elite road race, six for the women's elite road race, and three for the men's U23 road race. For each time trial category, Canada secured two spots.

Four members of the selection pool ride for Canadian-based cycling teams, including three from Pro-continental Team SpiderTech powered by C10, and one from the domestic trade team Garneau-Québécor.

Elite Men - Road Race
Michael Barry (Sky Procycling)
Guillaume Boivin (Team SpiderTech p/b C10)
Marsh Cooper (Optum-Kelly Benefits)
Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp) * 2012 Olympian
Bruno Langlois (Garneau-Québécor)
Christian Meier (Orica GreenEDGE)
Francois Parisien (Team SpiderTech p/b C10)
Dominique Rollin (FDJ-Bigmat)
Ryan Roth (Team SpiderTech p/b C10) * Canadian Champion, Road Race
Sebastien Salas (Optum-Kelly Benefits)
Svein Tuft (Orica GreenEDGE)
David Veilleux (Team EuropCar)

Elite Men - Time Trial
Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp) * 2012 Olympian
Christian Meier (Orica GreenEDGE)
Svein Tuft (Orica GreenEDGE) * Canadian Champion, Time Trial


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