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July 14,2014(ISN) – OTTAWA – Athletics Canada today nominated ten athletes to the Canadian Olympic Committee for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games taking place in Nanjing, China August 16 – 28. Athletics competition at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games begins August 20 with the first medal event on August 23.

Athletics competition will be held in the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Stadium with 680 athletes.

This is the second edition of the Youth Olympic Games; the first edition took place in Singapore in 2010.

Athletics Canada nominations – Youth Olympic Games

Name

Event

Hometown

Personal Coach

Lexi Aitken

400mH

London, ON

Sandy Cooper-Ryder

Kyra Constantine

400m

Brampton, ON

Wellesley Johnson

Emanuelle Massé

100mH

Laval, QC

Annie Potvin

Jeremiah Ort

3000m

Carman, MB

Lyle Myers

Shermar Paul

200m

Ottawa, ON

Rayyaan Jameel

Braydon Rennie

1500m

Mississauga, ON

Adam Hortian

Magali Roche

Long Jump

Montréal, QC

Bogdan Tarus

Tristan Slater

Pole Vault

North Bay, ON

Tim Mack / Tracy Bailey

Tegan Wilson

200m

Calgary, AB

John Cannon

Brittni Wolczyk

Javelin

Port Coquitlam, BC

Tom Nielsen

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