Athletics Canada releases World XC Roster

Yesterday, Athletics Canada released Canada’s roster for the NACAC Cross Country Championships and the World Cross Country Championships. The NACAC race will occur in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago and the World Champs will occur in Aarhus, Denmark.

Athletics Canada is sending teams of six for both the women’s and men’s races in the U20 and Senior age groups.

In leading up to the Championships, I will profile some of the athletes headed to these championships, so stay tuned! First up will be Ben Preisner.

Here is the breakdown of Canada’s teams:

U20 Women

Makenna Fitzgerald
Anne Forsyth
Brogan Macdougall
Taryn O’Neill
Maggie Smith
Charlotte Wood

U20 Men

Evan Burke
Andrew Davies
Joshua Desouza
Ibrahim Kedir
Nicolas Mota
Maximus Thiessen

Senior Women

Katelyn Ayers
Geneviève Lalonde
Jessica O’Connell
Andrea Seccafien
Claire Sumner
Natasha Wodak

Senior Men

Lucas Bruchet
Ehab El-Sandali
Evan Esselink
Rory Linkletter
Benjamin Preisner
Mike Tate

You can read the full press release from Athletics Canada here.



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