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July 13/16 12:23 pm - Public Send-off for Olympic Track Squad at Milton Velodrome

Posted by Editoress on 07/13/16

On July 29th, Cycling Canada invites you to come and meet the athletes from the Canadian Track Cycling Team at a special Rio 2016 Olympic Ride Off and Barbecue event at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, Ontario.





Canada's Women's Team Pursuit squad will compete in a special exhibition race facing off against the Men's Paralympic Tandem in a head-to-head race simulation. Come and celebrate track cycling with a send-off BBQ hosted by Mattamy Homes, prior to the team's departure to Rio.

This is a free event for the general public. Cycling fans will be able to see the Olympic and Paralympic teams in action, and have a chance to interact with the group prior to their departure for the Rio 2016 Games.

Athletes, coaches and high-performance staff from Cycling Canada will be on-hands to answer any questions before they make their way the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

• Jasmin Glaesser (endurance)
• Laura Brown (endurance)
• Kirsti Lay (endurance)
• Georgia Simmerling (endurance)
• Allison Beveridge (endurance)
• Jean-Michel Lachance (para-cycling)
• Daniel Chalifour (para-cycling)
• Kate O'Brien (sprint)
• Monique Sullivan (sprint)
• Hugo Barrette (sprint)
• Craig Griffin (women endurance coach)
• Erin Hartwell (sprint coach)

When: July 29, 2016

Where: Mattamy National Cycling Centre (Milton, ON)

• 1:30 Doors Open to the public
• 2:30 4km Ride Off
• 3:00 Meet and Greet BBQ


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