9 London Olympians Headline Canadian Penn Relays Team

Friday, April 12, 2013

OTTAWA - Athletics Canada is pleased to officially announce today the team that will represent Canada in the USA versus the World portion of the 2013 Penn Relay Carnival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania later this month. Penn Relay Carnival takes place at Franklin Field April 25 to 27 with more than 22,000 athletes from 60 countries participating in 450 races.

The Canadian 4x100 metre relay teams will travel to Philadelphia from Baton Rouge, Louisiana fresh off Athletics Canada’s annual spring relay camp.

Team Canada at USA versus the World
*2012 Olympian

Men’s 4x100m

Jared Connaughton* New Haven, PE
TJ Lawrence Toronto, ON
Oluwasegun Makinde* Ottawa, ON
Dontae Richards-Kwok Mississauga, ON
Gavin Smellie* Maple, ON
Justyn Warner* Markham, ON

Women’s 4x100m

Khamica Bingham Caledon, ON
Shai-Anne Davis Toronto, ON
Crystal Emmanuel* North York, ON
Kimberly Hyacinthe Lachenaie, QC
Cheria Morgan Pickering, ON

Men’s 4x400m

Devin Biocchi Ottawa, ON
Gord Frenke Ottawa, ON
Tremaine Harris* Markham, ON
Philip Osei Etobicoke, ON
Michael Robertson Williamstown, ON

Women’s 4x400m

Alicia Brown Ottawa, ON
Jenna Martin* Bridgewater, NS
Noelle Montcalm Windsor, ON
Carline Muir Edmonton, AB
Amonn Nelson Calgary, AB

Men’s Distance Medley relay Pool
(400m/ 800m/ 1200m/ 1600m)

Geoff Harris* Bedford, NS
Matt Lincoln Scarborough, ON
Kyle Smith Scarborough, ON

The designated alternate from the men’s 4x400m will complete the medley relay team.

Women’s 4x800m

Karine Belleau-Beliveau Montreal, QC
Melissa Bishop* Eganville, ON
Diane Cummins Victoria, BC
Lemlem Ogbasilassie Montreal, QC

2013 IAAF World Championships Qualifying

The Penn Relays provide a great opportunity to run qualifying times for this summers’ 2013 World Championships. A minimum of three countries must be on the start line to register qualifying performances towards Worlds. Minimum qualification times are as follows:

Men’s Women’s
4x100m 39.20 44.00
4x400m 3:05.00 3:33.00

USA versus the World Schedule

12:45pm ET Women’s 4x800m
1:35pm ET BMW Men’s 4x100m
1:45pm ET Nike Women’s 4x100m
2:05pm ET Men’s Distance Medley
2:35pm ET BMW Women’s 4x400m
2:52pm ET Nike Men’s 4x400m

For a complete Penn Relays schedule visit http://pennrelaysonline.com/Results/schedule.aspx.

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