Canada earns first Para-Cycling medals at World Championships


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.

Lauren Barwick Scores Canada's First Medal at the 2014 Games

Normandy, FRA, August, 28, 2014 -- Canada's Lauren Barwick finished on the podium today in the bronze medal position and earned Canada's first medal of the Games following her Individual Championship Test during the fourth day of para-dressage competition on Thursday, August 28, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, FRA.

Riding Equine Canada's 13-year-old Oldenburg mare, Off to Paris, in the Grade II Individual Championship Test, Barwick of Aldergrove, BC, finished with the bronze medal following a lovely ride, scoring 70.914%.