March 25, 2008 – The Canadian Cycling Association is pleased to announce the team that will represent Canada at the 2008 UCI Track World Championships that commence tomorrow, March 26 in Manchester, Great Britain. The event concludes on Sunday, March 30, 2008.
Canada’s 2008 UCI Track World Championships Team
– Zach Bell (Watson Lake, YK) Points Race, Scratch Race
– Martin Gilbert (Chateauguay, QC) Madison
– Gina Grain (Vancouver, BC) Points Race, Scratch Race
– Ryan McKenzie (Calgary, AB) Madison
– Travis Smith (Calgary, AB) Sprint
– Tara Whitten (Edmonton, AB) Individual Pursuit
Canada will also enter one rider in the Omnium event which will take place on Sunday. Eric Van den Eynde has been contracted to fill the role of Head Coach.