Cycling Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee have announced the 12 athletes, six men and six women, nominated to represent their country in para-cycling at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
The Canadian team features five para-cyclists with Paralympic experience and two with Paralympic medals. Daniel Chalifour will be participating in his third Games while Robbi Weldon will enter Rio as the defending gold medalist in the women’s road race.
“Canada is fielding a large and accomplished team in para-cycling and we have a solid core of veterans to lead the way, along with talented newcomers,” Canada’s Chef de Mission Chantal Petitclerc said in a press release following the announcement.
Below is the full roster of Canadian para-cyclists as announced today:
Head Coach Sébastien Travers (Bromont, Que.)
Coaches Eric Van den Eynde (Longueuil, Que.)
Coach Cam Jennings (Edmonton, Alta.)
Photo: André Forget / Canadian Paralympic Committee