BMX Canadian Championships to be Held in Calgary this weekend
Calgary, Alberta (August 24, 2022) – The Canadian BMX Championships will be returning to Calgary, AB on August 27-28 for an exciting weekend of competition. After a successful edition in 2021, the competition will kick off on Saturday with over 500 riders of all ages and categories.
The first day of racing will see riders competing for the maple leaf jersey in the Junior (17-18) and Elite (23+) categories, with the addition of the new U23 category for both women and men and medals awarded in the Challenge classes for age group racing from as young as 5 years old.
Several high-profile athletes will be taking part in the racing, including UCI BMX World Championships U23 women’s bronze medallist, Molly Simpson, her teammate Teigen Pascual who was fifth at this year’s World Championships as well as current Elite Canada Cup leader, Riley Meyer-Clement.
“We’re excited to welcome the 2022 Canadian BMX Championships for the second year in a row,” said event organizer and President of the Calgary BMX Association, Jonas Tremel. “After last year’s success and great turn out, we can’t wait to see what the athletes can do in all the categories.”
On Sunday, riders will compete in the ninth and final round of the BMX Canada Cup national series. Full event details can be found here.
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Source: Cycling Canada
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