Elite/Masters Canadian Track Championships Kick Off on Thursday

Milton, ON (September 24, 2019)

– The 2019-2020 domestic track season will officially kick off this week with the Canadian Track Championships for Elite and Masters athletes, to be held at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, Ontario from September 26-28. Over the course of three days, titles and maple leaf jerseys will be awarded in eight events for women and men in the Elite category, and across multiple age categories for Masters women and men.

“We are thrilled to host Canada’s top track cyclists at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre as they finalize their preparation for the final World Cup season before the Olympic Games,” said Mathieu Boucher, Head of Development and Operations at Cycling Canada. “Our Elite athletes have had a successful start to the season, setting multiple records and winning several medals at the Pan Am Games & Pan Am Championships, and we are expecting fast times and outstanding performances throughout the week!”

Competition begins on Thursday, September 26th, with the Time Trial, Team Pursuit and Team Sprint events. On Friday, the Omnium and Sprint titles will be awarded, and the Championships will conclude on Saturday with the Individual Pursuit, Keirin and Madison events.

Approximately 140 athletes are registered for the Championships, including Olympic bronze medalists Allison Beveridge and Georgia Simmerling and Pan American champion and world record holder Kelsey Mitchell, as well as many other high caliber riders from around the country.

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