Canadians in action on Day 1 of World Indoor Championship

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March 6, 2014, Sopot, POL (ISN) – Eight of the nine Canadians in Poland for the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championship will be in action tomorrow.

Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Humboldt, Sask., is the lone Canadian athlete competing for a medal on the first day of competition. Theisen-Eaton, who won silver at the 2013 IAAF World outdoor Championships, competes in the five-event pentathlon.

Canadians in Action on Day 1

Local Time

Eastern Time

Name

Event

12:00

6:00am

Brianne Theisen-Eaton

Pentathlon 60m Hurdles – Lane 5

12:10

6:10am

Damian Warner

Heptathlon 60m – Lane 3

12:34

6:34am

Nathan Brannen

1500m – Heat 2 – Lane 3

12:35

6:35am

Brianne Theisen-Eaton

Pentathlon High Jump

13:05

7:05am

Damian Warner

Heptathlon Long Jump

13:14

7:14am

Jenna Westaway

800m – Heat 3 – Lane 5

14:15

8:15am

Brianne Theisen-Eaton

Pentathlon Shot Put

18:00

12:00pm

Brianne Theisen-Eaton

 Pentathlon Long Jump

18:30

12:30pm

Damian Warner

 Heptathlon Shot Put

18:54

12:54pm

TJ Lawrence

 60m – Heat 3 – Lane 5

 19:15

1:15pm 

Gavin Smellie

 60m – Heat 6 – Lane 3

19:45

1:45pm

Nicole Sifuentes

 1500m – Heat 2 – Lane 3

19:55

1:55pm

Damian Warner

 Heptathlon High Jump

20:10

2:10pm

Brianne Theisen-Eaton

 Pentathlon 800m

20:38

2:38pm

Cameron Levins

 3000m – Heat 2

A total of $2,464,000 US is up for grabs at the Championship. A gold medallist will take home $40,000, Silver $20,000, and bronze $10,000 followed by $8000, $6000 and $4000 for fourth, fifth and sixth respectively. A bonus of $50,000 will be awarded for any World Records.

Visit our official event webpage for more information on the Championship, including the schedule of Canadian competitors, and photos. You can also follow the action on Facebook (Canadatrackandfield) and Twitter (@AthleticsCanada).

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