Eight McGill athletes, one coach to compete at Canada Summer Games

2013 Canada Games in Sherbrooke

The 2013 Canada Summer Games are scheduled for Sherbrooke, Que., Aug. 2-17

MONTREAL – Eight varsity athletes from McGill University and one coach will be competing for various provincial teams at the Canada Games in Sherbrooke over the next two weeks.

The track and field competition, slated for Aug. 11-17, features five McGillians, including Caroline Tanguay, a physical therapy sophomore from St. Hubert, Que., who will compete for Quebec in two disciplines — the high jump and pole vault.

Rahim Noormohamed, a mechanical engineering senior from Toronto will represent Quebec in the pole vault along with physical education junior Scott Hancock of Frelightsburg, Que., in the triple jump and long jump.

Decathlete Dylan Golow, a neuroscience junior from Barrie, Ont., and pole vaulter Riley van Ryswyk, an electrical engineering junior from Surrey, B.C., will compete for Ontario and British Columbia, respectively.

Two rowers are also entered, including Sarah Wang, a microbiology sophomore from Burlington, Ont., who was named to coxie the Quebec team, and Lucas de Gelder, a civil engineering sophomore from Vancouver who will represent British Columbia

Also competing is cyclist Dennis Cottreau, a mechanical enginerring senior from Yarmouth, N.S.

Finally, Rachele Beliveau, long-time head coach of the McGill Martlets volleyball team, will serve as an assistant coach with the Quebec provincial team at the Games, from Aug. 3-8.

The McGill group will be among 4,200 athletes at the Games, slated to run from Aug. 2 to 17. A complete schedule and results can be found online at: http://www.jeuxducanada2013.ca/en/

Earl Zukerman
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McGill University
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