Athletics Canada nominates 56 athletes to Summer Universiade (FISU) Team

 

Ottawa - Athletics Canada today nominated 56 athletes to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) 2013 Summer Universiade (FISU) team that will compete in Kazan, Russia.  The event takes place from July 6 to 17, athletics competition will take place July 7 to 12.

 

Athletics Canada's FISU nominees are highlighted by five 2012 Olympians:

  • Melissa Bishop of Eganville, Ont.
  • Inaki Gomez of Vancouver, B.C.
  • Julie Labonté of Sainte-Justine, Que.
  • Segun Makinde of Ottawa, Ont.
  • Sarah Wells of Toronto, Ont.

The team includes nine veterans from the 2011 Summer Universiade: Evan Dunfee of Richmond, B.C., (placed 14th); Sam Effah of Calgary, Alta., (DNS); Inaki Gomez (5th); Christie Gordon of Edmonton, Alta., (3rd in semi final); Chantelle Groenewoud of North Vancouver, B.C., (8th in heat); Kimberly Hyacinthe of Terrebonne, Que., (5th in semi final); Annie Leblanc of Repentigny, Que., (8th in semi final); Segun Makinde (5th); Timothy Nedow of Brockville, Ont., (12th); and Kyle Nielsen of Coquitlam, B.C., (10th).

 

Athletics Canada 2013 Summer Universiade Team

 

Name

Event

Hometown

Personal Coach

Affiliated University

Patrick Arbour

Decathlon

Ottawa, ON

James Holder

Ottawa

Benjamin Ayesu-Attah

400m

Coquitlam, BC

Wayne Phipps

Idaho

Shawnacy Barber

Pole Vault

Toronto, ON

George Barber / Milt Ottey

Akron

Lindsey Bergevon

Pole Vault

Leduc, AB

Cory Choma

Alberta

Khamica Bingham

100m

Brampton, ON

Frank Bucca

Toronto

Melissa Bishop

800m

Eganville, ON

Dennis Fairall

Windsor

Robin Bone

Pole Vault

London, ON

Dave Collins

Western

Matthew Brisson

110m Hurdles

St. Thomas, ON

Harry Stantsos

Western

Ryan Brockerville

3000m Steeplechase

Marystown, NL

Brit Townsend

Simon Fraser

Aaron Brown

100m

Toronto, ON

John Johnson

Southern California

Alicia Brown

400m

Ottawa, ON

Bob Westman

Toronto

Lucas Bruchet

5000m

White Rock, BC

Richard Lee

British Columbia

Rayann Chin

Discus

Pickering, ON

Richard Parkinson

Southern Methodist

Shai-Anne Davis

200m

Richmond, ON

Desai Williams

York

Evan Dunfee

20km Race Walk

Richmond, BC

Gerry Dragomir

British Columbia

Jeremy Eckert

High Jump

Regina, SK

Bruce McCannel

Regina

Sam Effah

100m

Calgary, AB

Les Gramantik

Calgary

Isatu Fofanah

100m

Edmonton, AB

Dwight Francis

Northern Arizona

Jessica Furlan

3000m Steeplechase

Regina, SK

Larry Longmore

Nebraska

Inaki Gomez

20km Race Walk

Vancouver, BC

Gerry Dragomir

Calgary

Christie Gordon

100m Hurdles

Edmonton, AB

Nick Stoffberg

Alberta

Chantelle Groenewoud

3000m Steeplechase

North Vancouver, BC

Dave Scott-Thomas

Illinois

Daniel Harper

400m

Brampton, ON

Frank Bucca

South Plains

Timothy Hendry-Gallagher

Shot Put

Parry Sound, ON

John Allan

Guelph

Kimberly Hyacinthe

200m

Terrebonne, QC

Desai Williams

Quebec at Montreal

Rhiannon Johns

10000m

Sault Ste Marie, ON

Tony Houchin

Alabama at Birmingham

Emma Kimoto

High Jump

Richmond, BC

Jeff Huntoon

Indiana

Michelle Kinsella (Theophille)

High Jump

Whitby, ON

Dermott Smith

Louisville

Julie Labonté

Shot Put & Discus

Sainte-Justine, QC

Daniel Labonté / Craig Carter

Arizona

Annie Leblanc

1500m

Repentigny, QC

José Sant

Oregon

Brandon Lord

10000m

Whistler, BC

Patrick Cunniff

Georgia

Django Lovett

High Jump

Surrey, BC

Ziggy Szelagowicz

New Mexico

Segun Makinde

200m

Ottawa, ON

Glenroy Gilbert

Ottawa

Tiffany Matteazzi (Perkins)

Javelin

Abbotsford, BC

Tom Nielsen

Fraser Valley

Rachael McIntosh

Heptathlon

Bridgewater, NS

Les Gramantik

Calgary

Noelle Montcalm

400m Hurdles

Windsor, ON

Don Garrod

Windsor

Timothy Nedow

Shot Put

Brockville, ON

Anatoliy Bondarchuk

Depaul

Christabel Nettey

100m Hurdles & Long Jump

Surrey, BC

Ronnie Williams

Arizona State

Sabrina Nettey

Long Jump

Surrey, BC

Jesse Dosanj

British Columbia

Kyle Nielsen

Javelin

Coquitlam, BC

Larry Steinke

Washington

Andrew Nixon

5000m

Guelph, ON

Dave Scott-Thomas

Guelph

Tait Nystuen

400m Hurdles

Regina, SK

Alger Seon

Regina

Kristin Obrochta

Hammer Throw

Mississauga, ON

Colin Inglis

York

Jessica O'Connell

5000m

Calgary, AB

Mike Van Tighem

Calgary

Nicole Oudenaarden

Heptathlon

St. Albert, AB

Antoine Boussombo

San Diego State

Cody Parker

Javelin

Comox Valley, BC

John May

Alaska

Ross Proudfoot

1500m

Lively, ON

Dave Scott-Thomas

Guelph

Jeremy Rae

1500m

Fort Erie, ON

Joe Piane

Notre Dame

Brendon Rodney

200m

Toronto, ON

Simon Hodnett

Long Island

Anthony Romaniw

800m

Guelph, ON

Dave Scott-Thomas

Guelph

Jessica Smith

800m

North Vancouver, BC

Brit Townsend

Simon Fraser

Taylor Stewart

Long Jump

London, ON

Vickie Croley & Frank Erle

Western

Benjamin Throne

20km Race Walk

Kitimat, BC

Gerry Dragomir

British Columbia

Jillian Weir

Hammer Throw

Kingston, ON

Erik Whitsitt

Oregon

Sarah Wells

400m Hurdles

Unionville, ON

Dave Hunt

Toronto

Chelsea Whalen

Shot Put

Liverpool, NS

Steve Wohlmuth

Florida State

 

 

 

 

 

Team Staff

 

 

 

 

Name

Position

Hometown

Affiliated University

 

Les Gramantik

Head Coach

Calgary, AB

Calgary

 

Ingrid Ruys

Team Manager

Victoria, BC

Victoria

 

Richard Parkinson

Team Coach

Stouffville, ON

York

 

Bob Westman

Team Coach

Toronto, ON

Toronto

 

Wes Moerman

Team Coach

Edmonton, AB

Alberta

 

Chris Moulton

Team Coach

Guelph, ON

Guelph

 

Frank Erle

Team Coach

London, ON

Western

 

Carolyn Daubeny

Massage Therapist

Vancouver, BC

 

 

Sean Campbell

Physiotherapist

Vancouver, BC

 

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