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Monday roundup: Canada’s new road champions, track and more

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It was a big weekend for Canadian road cyclists competing at the national championships in Beacue Qc., with time trial and road races running from Friday to Sunday.

Meanwhile, in Cali, Colombia Canada’s track squad took home a hefty pile of medals at the final round of the Tissot Nations Cup.

To round off the weekend, Cycling Canada announced the 19 cyclists that will race at the World Championships, which kick off next weekend.

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National champs

Cyclists competed in paracycling, junior and elite category road events from Sept. 10-12  for the 2021 Canadian road cycling championships. The races kicked off on Friday with individual time trials, where Alison Jackson (Liv Cycling) and Hugo Houle (Astana-Premier Tech) took the Elite category wins. Read more…

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Time trial results

T1-2 Women & Men: 1- Louis-Albert Corriveau Jolin 2- Michael Shetler 3- Thuy Do
H1-5 Women & Men: 1- Charles Moreau 2- Joey Desjardins 3- Matthew Kinnie
C1-5 Women & C1-3 Men: 1- Marie-Claude Molnar 2- Catharine Konopelky 3- Adam Purdy
Tandem: 1- Lowell Taylor & Ed Veal 2- Carla Shibley & Meghan Lemisky 3- Benoit Lalumière Cloutier & Maximilien Moreau
C4-5 Men: 1- Piotr Czyzowicz 2- Lachlan Hotchkiss
Junior Women: 1- Jazmine Lavergne 2- Pénélope Primeau 3- Mairen Lawson
Junior Men: 1- Leonard Peloquin 2- Campbell Parish 3- Gavin Hadfield
U23 Women: 1- Laurie Jussaume 2- Ruby West 3- Dana Gilligan
U23 Men: 1- Tristan Jussaume 2- Ethan Sittlington 3- Carson Miles
Elite Women: 1- Alison Jackson 2- Marie-Soleil Blais 3- Gillian Ellsay
Elite Men: 1- Hugo Houle 2- Alec Cowan 3- Derek Gee

Road race

In the men’s elite/U23 race only 39 of 113 riders finished the gruelling 199 km road race. Guillaume Boivin (Israel Start-up Nation) took the win and Carson Miles earned the U23 men’s title. Read more… 

Junior riders Elissa Proulx (Team Quebec) and Jérôme Gauthier (Team Quebec) are the new junior national champions.

photo: Cycling Canada

On Sunday, nine paracylists were awarded their maple leaf jersey and a bottle of maple syrup to enjoy for recovery. Following the para-events and the men’s junior race, the elite/U23 women’s race was delayed, which meant a number of women off the back of the race were pulled due to safety concerns when the sun started to set (30 of 51 women crossed the line.) Alison Jackson(Liv Cycling) took the win and Ruby West became the U23 champion. Read more…

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C4-5 Women: 1- Marie-Claude Molnar
C1-5 Men: 1- Alexandre Hayward 2- Lachlan Hotchkiss
T1-2 Men & Women: 1- Louis-Albert Corriveau-Jolin 2- Thuy Do
H1-5 Women & H1-2 Men: 1- Kara Douville 2- Matthew Kinnie
H3-5 Men: 1- Mark Ledo 2- Charles Moreau 3- Joey Desjardins
Tandem Women: 1-Carla Shibley & Meghan Leminski
Tandem Men: 1- Lowell Taylor & Ed Veal 2- Daniel Chalifour & Jean-Michel Lachance 3- Mathieu Croteau-Daigle & Michel Jean
Junior Men: 1- Jérôme Gauthier 2- Charles Duquette 3- Luke Hubner
U23 Women: 1- Ruby West 2- Laury Milette 3- Florence Normand
Elite Women: 1- Alison Jackson 2- Maghalie Rochette 3- Sara Poidevin
Junior Women: 1- Elissa Proulx 2- Mathilde Huot 3- Jazmine Lavergne
U23 Men: 1- Carson Miles 2- Thomas Schellenberg 3- Eric Inkster
Elite Men: 1- Guillaume Boivin 2- Antoine Duchesne 3- Derek Gee

Nations cup

Canada’s NextGen track cyclists kicked off the first day of the Track Nations Cup in Cali, Colombia by winning four medals. Erin Attwell, Ngaire Barraclough, Lily Plante and Sarah van Dam took gold in the women’s team pursuit. Hugo Barrette Ryan Dodyk and Nick Wammes also stood at the top of the podium, winning the men’s team sprint.

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Michael Foley, Mathias Guillemette, Jackson Kinniburgh, Sean Richardson and Ethan Ogrodniczuk took silver in the men’s team pursuit and Erin Attwell, Jackie Boyle and Sarah Orban rounded off the medal count with a bronze in the women’s team sprint.

The next day Sarah Orban grabbed a fifth medal for the Canadians, winning bronze in the women’s sprint.