Triathlon Ontario Announces Canada Summer Games Team
June 26, 2017 – Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial Governing Body of Multisport in Ontario, announced its team and alternate selections to represent Ontario at this year’s Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg July 28-August 6th. The Canada Summer Games consist of five races for junior athletes (16-19), an individual male and female sprint race, a four-person mixed relay (recently added to the Olympics) and a female and male relay – relays are super sprint distances.
Congratulations to the following athletes for their selection:
Ella Kubas – Tornado Triathlon
Cassandra Dalbec – C3
Allison Gibb – LPC Triathlon Club
Teagan Shapansky (Alternate)
Justin De Jong – Fighting Koalas
Tristen Jones – C3
Nicholas Lambert – Sudbury Triple Threat (Alternate)
Triathlon Ontario’s Selection Committee primary objective was to built a team that could compete for as many podiums as possible based on its talent pool versus the other provinces. The Selection Committee used a combination of testing and performance results to determine which athletes could best position Ontario to succeed in its strategic objectives.
About Triathlon Ontario
Triathlon Ontario is a non-profit organization that is the recognized Provincial Governing Body for Multisport in the province of Ontario. Our mission is to provide leadership and governance for the development of a safe and fair environment for Multisport in Ontario. Triathlon Ontario oversees the sanctioning of races and clubs and undertakes a number of duties and responsibilities on behalf of athletes at every level, coaches, clubs, officials and race directors to ensure the growth and development of the sport in a fun and safe way. Visit Triathlon Ontario.com for the latest triathlon news, events, camps, and clinics.