May 24, 2013, Ottawa, ON (ISN) – 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).
For more information visit: http://www.athletics.ca/page.