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Biathlon Canada Names Teams for Tour #1 on the IBU World Cup and IBU Cup

After last week’s selection trials held in Canmore, Alberta, Biathlon Canada announced today the athletes competing on the IBU World Cup and IBU Cup for the team’s first racing tour.

Prior to the three-race selection trials held in Canmore, Alberta, only Rosanna Crawford and Scott Gow had pre-qualified for the IBU World Cup.

Today’s announcement includes eight athletes selected for the World Cup and eight for the IBU Cup.

Canada’s World Cup team will include the following athletes for tour 1. Christian Gow, Scott Gow, Brendan Green, and Nathan Smith for the men’s team. Megan Bankes, Rosanna Crawford, Nadia Moser, and Megan Tandy comprise the women’s team.

The IBU World Cup begins on Dec. 2, in Pokljuka, Slovenia.

Jules Burnotte, Carsen Campbell, Aidan Millar, and Adam Runnalls will represent Canada’s men on the IBU Cup. Sarah Beaudry, Emily Dickson, Emma Lunder, and Darya Sepandj make up the IBU Cup women’s team.

The IBU Cup starts Nov. 29, in Idre, Sweden.