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Athletics Canada announces new Olympic Trials date

Athletics Canada announces new Olympic Trials date

On Thursday morning Athletics Canada introduced some excellent information–that the Olympic Track and Field Trials, at the start scheduled for June 2020, are anticipated to happen from June 24 to 27, 2021. The announcement comes handiest two days after World Athletics introduced their new qualification length: December 1 thru June 29. Team Canada is predicted to call their complete Olympic squad following the rigors. As scheduled, the development will probably be held in Montreal, on the Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard.

Andre De Grasse at Harry Jerome Track Classic 2018. Photo: Maxine Gravina

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As of now, there are handiest two Canadians who’ve secured their spot at the Olympic starting point. The IOC introduced two weeks in the past that each one athletes who earned a place on the Tokyo 202(1) Games, will nonetheless have that spot when the Olympics run subsequent 12 months. This comprises Canadian marathoners Dayna Pidhoresky and Trevor Hofbauer. Both runners glad Athletics Canada’s standards remaining fall on the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, the place they received the Canadian Championships and ran below the Olympic usual (2:29:30 for males and a couple of:11:30 for girls). The remainder of the crew will probably be named following the rigors.

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Mohammed Ahmed and Lucas Bruchet end first and 2d within the males’s 5000m ultimate on the Athletics Canada 2016 Track and Field Trials at Foote Field in Edmonton on July 7.

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The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will happen July 23 to August eight, 2021, whilst the Paralympic Games will run from August 24 to September five, 2021. This is likely one of the first of the cancelled Canadian observe meets to announce a new date.

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