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Athletics Canada names 27 athletes for 2024 World Athletics Relays

On Thursday, Athletics Canada introduced a crew of 27 athletes who will race on the 2024 World Athletics Relays in Nassau, Bahamas on Could 4 and 5. The crew, comprising Olympic medallists, world championship gold medallists and up-and-coming expertise, will compete for spots on the 2024 Olympic Video games in Paris.

The Canadians will race in every of the 5 disciplines that make up this system on the World Relays: males’s and ladies’s 4x100m and 4x400m, plus the combined 4x400m.

With a star-studded line-up of Andre De Grasse, Aaron Brown, Jerome Blake and Brendon Rodney, amongst others, the total males’s 4×100 crew will search redemption after struggling within the heats in 2023 (on the identical evening that De Grasse ran the 200m closing). The crew earned silver medals on the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 and gold on the 2022 world championships in Eugene.

This might be Canada’s first journey to World Athletics Relays because the 2019 occasion in Yokohama, Japan. The Canadian combined 4×400 metre crew of Austin Cole, Aiyanna Stiverne, Zoe Sherar and Philip Osei took silver that yr.

In a press launch by Athletics Canada, Sherar stated, “the primary aim is to qualify each the ladies’s 4×400 and combined 4×400 for Paris. That’s at the beginning.” Shehar helped her crew to a fourth-place end on the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest. She added, “I feel getting on the rostrum would even be a aim. It is rather early within the season, however our group has proven that we’re able to run quick now, and with a pair extra races, I feel we might be arrange nicely to run some quick instances.”

Group Canada

Right here is the checklist of athletes who will journey to the Bahamas:

Athlete Occasion(s) Hometown Membership Coach Department
Aaron Brown M4x100m Toronto, ON Star Athletics Dennis Mitchell Ontario
Andre De Grasse M4x100m Markham, ON The Pace Academy Rana Reider Ontario
Brendon Rodney M4x100m Etobicoke, ON Sprintec Maurice Wilson Ontario
Jerome Blake M4x100m Kelowna, BC/C.-B. Okanagan Athletics Membership Rana Reider British Columbia
Malachi Murray M4x100m Edmonton, AB Capital Metropolis Monitor Membership Rob Fisher Alberta
Duan Asemota M4x100m Ajax, ON The Pace Academy Charles Allen Ontario
Audrey Leduc W4x100m Laval, QC Membership d’athlétisme de Gatineau Fabrice Akué Quebec
Sade McCreath W4x100m Ajax, ON Excessive Velocity Charles Allen Ontario
Jacqueline Madogo W4x100m Guelph, ON Royal Metropolis Athletics Membership Jason Kerr Ontario
Crystal Emmanuel W4x100m Toronto, ON Flying Angels Academy Charles Allen Ontario
Donna Ntambue W4x100m Montreal, QC McGill Olympic Membership Fabrice Akué Quebec
Marie-Éloïse Leclair W4x100m Candiac, QC Saint-Laurent Choose Tom Dickson Quebec
Christopher Morales Williams M4x400m / Blended 4x400m Maple, ON Pace Academy Athletics Membership Tony Sharpe Ontario
Myles Misener-Daley M4x400m / Blended 4x400m Hamilton, ON Hamilton Olympic Membership Avery Anderson Ontario
Jalon White M4x400m / Blended 4x400m Toronto, ON Venture Athletics Wellesley Johnson Ontario
Michael Roth M4x400m / Blended 4x400m St Thomas, ON St Thomas Legion Monitor and Discipline Harry Statsos Ontario
Will Floyd M4x400m / Blended 4x400m Seattle, WA Unattached Jarius Cooper British Columbia
Marco Arop M4x400m / Blended 4x400m Edmonton, AB Adidas Chris Woods Alberta
Ibrahim Ayorinde M4x400m / Blended 4x400m Oakville, ON Oakville Renegades Charles Allen Ontario
Callum Robinson M4x400m / Blended 4x400m Saanich, BC Unattached Ronald Hewer British Columbia
Kyra Constantine W4x400m / Blended 4x400m Brampton, ON Venture Athletics Vincent Anderson Ontario
Zoe Sherar W4x400m / Blended 4x400m Toronto, ON Royal Metropolis Athletics Membership Jason Kerr Ontario
Aiyanna Stiverne W4x400m / Blended 4x400m Laval, QC Unattached Ronald Morency Quebec
Lauren Gale W4x400m / Blended 4x400m Ottawa, ON Ottawa Lions Gordon Cave Ontario
Alyssa Marsh W4x400m / Blended 4x400m Whitby, ON Empire Athletics Gary Evans Ontario
Brooke Overholt W4x400m / Blended 4x400m St. Marys, ON London Legion Monitor and Discipline Alliance Justin Byron Ontario
Madeline Value W4x400m / Blended 4x400m Toronto, ON Unattached Mark Mueller Ontario
Bolade Ajomale* M4x100m Woodbridge, ON Flying Angels Charles Allen Ontario

You possibly can watch the World Athletics Relays dwell on CBC.ca and on TV on CBC Sports activities.

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