Congrats to Simon, Kyle, Brent, Kathy and Paula, and also to those who chased the dream and did not make the team for this cycle; you can't achieve great things if you don't chase big goals. Onwards to London, let's go Canada!
Canadian Triathletes Nominated to 2012 Olympic Team Keep Sharp Eye on Ultimate Prize
June 12, 2012
Canadian Triathletes Nominated to 2012 Olympic Team Keep Sharp Eye on Ultimate Prize —Triathlon Canada’s fab five combine veterans and youth poised to shock the world in London—
TORONTO—A group of five Canadian athletes are determined to deliver a knockout punch when they step into the Olympic triathlon ring for the 2012 Games in London, July 27-August 12.
Led by wily two-time Olympic medallist Simon Whitfield, Triathlon Canada selected five athletes that blend a potent mix of veteran leadership with youthful enthusiasm to the Canadian Olympic Team on Tuesday.
Three men and two women, including three athletes with Olympic experience and two making their Games debut, will wear the Canadian flag when they step into London’s Hyde Park for the triathlon events, August 4 (women) and August 7 (men).
“We have selected a unique group of experienced athletes who have demonstrated over the last Olympic quadrennial that Canada has the ability to contend with the world’s best athletes in the sport of triathlon,” said Alan Trivett, executive director, Triathlon Canada. “This group has endured significant highs and lows in their journey to qualify for London, but have not lost sight of our collective goal of seeing the Canadian flag raised above the triathlon podium.”
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