Young Canucks to Play Host at Junior Luge World Cup in Calgary

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January 21, 2013, Calgary, AB, (ISN) – Canada’s next generation of Olympic luge athletes will play host to the Junior Luge World Cup at WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, January 24-25, 2013.

Coming off personal-best results with four top-10 finishes at the Junior World Championships last week, the teenage Canucks will welcome the best young luge athletes in the world for races in men’s and women’s singles, doubles and a team relay event.

Nearly 80 athletes will represent 11 countries in the youth and junior divisions.

When: January 24, 2013

3 p.m. – Youth Men, Women and Doubles

January 25, 2013

10 a.m. – Junior Men, Women and Team Relay

Where: Olympic Track

WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park – Calgary

The Canadian Luge Association is a not-for-profit organization governing the sport of luge across the country. With the financial backing of its title sponsor, Fast Track Capital, along with the support from the Government of Canada, Canadian Olympic Committee and Own the Podium, the Canadian Luge Association safely recruits and develops the nation’s current and future high-performance luge athletes with the goal of regularly climbing onto the international podium. For more information on the Canadian Luge Association, please visit us at on the Internet.

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