Canada earns first Para-Cycling medals at World Championships

Source: CyclingCanada.ca

Shelley Gautier and Marie-Eve Croteau break the ice for Canada

(Greenville (SC), USA – August 30, 2014) Shelley Gautier (Toronto, ON) and Marie-Eve Croteau (Quebec, QC) broke the ice for Canada on Saturday, each winning a medal on the second day of the time trials at the 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Greenville, South Carolina.

Gautier, the reigning World Champion, successfully defended her title by taking the win in the T1 class with a time of 21:10.68.

Canadians in the mix at para-cycling road World Championships

Source: cyclingcanada.ca

(Greenville (SC), USA – August 29, 2014) The 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships kicked off on Thursday in Greenville, South Carolina where Canada fared well with three of its athletes finishing within 18 seconds of medal contentions.