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Biathlon Canada —Canadian squad to kick off World Cup week with media availability, February 2, at Canmore Nordic Centre—

 

CANMORE, Alta.Canada’s sharpshooting biathletes are ready to kick off their first World Cup at home in more than 20 years. The Canadian squad will welcome the top biathletes on the planet for the BMW Biathlon World Cup at the Canmore Nordic Centre, February 1-7.

 

Media are invited to attend the first day of official training during World Cup week, February 2. The men will strap on the skinny skis and head to the range from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Five Canadian women will train from 1-3 p.m.

 

Canadian Team

Men’s Team                                                 Women’s Team

Macx Davies (Canmore, Alta.)                        Rosanna Crawford (Canmore, Alta.)

Scott Gow (Calgary)                                       Megan Tandy (Prince George, B.C.)

Christian Gow (Calgary)                                 Julia Ransom (Kelowna, B.C.)

Brendan Green (Hay River, N.W.T.)               Sarah Beaudry (Prince George, B.C.)

Nathan Smith   (Calgary)                                 Zina Kocher (Red Deer, Alta.)

 

Canadian Team Media Availability at Official Training:

February 2

10 a.m. – 12 noon – Men’s Training

1-3 p.m. – Women’s Training

 

World Cup Schedule:

The Canmore Nordic Centre will host four international races, February 4-7.

 

February 4

11:15 a.m. – Men’s 10km Sprint

 

February 5

11:15 a.m. – Women’s 7.5km Sprint

 

February 6

10 a.m. – Men’s 15km Mass Start (Top-30 Athletes)

11:30 a.m. – Women’s 12.5km Mass Start (Top-30 Athletes)

 

February 7

10:10 a.m. – Single Mixed Relay (1 Woman, 1 Man)

2:05 p.m. – Mixed Relay (2 Women, 2 Men)

 

 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Chris Dornan

Biathlon Canada

C: 403-620-8731