HUGE Success for Ontario Athletes @ Pan American Cross Country Cup Mar 4, 2016

1-2-3 for MacDougall, Ghazarian & Gollish at the Panamerican Cross Country Cup

Our Athletes were incredibly successful in Caraballeda, Venezuela last weekend (March 4th, 2016) at the Panamerican Cross Country Cup!

For photos from this weekend, check out the Athletics Canada Instagram page HERE and search the #PanAmXC


  JUNIOR Women:

Bringing home a gold and silver medal, Canada’s Branna MacDougall of Kingston, Ont. (Club: Physi-Kult Kingston), (21:31.33) and Madelaine Ghazarian of Cambridge, Ont. (Club: Speed River TFC), (21:31.72) placed 1st and 2nd in the women’s junior 6km race. Their placings secured a Canadian victory, first overall for the junior women’s team. Also in the junior women’s race Christina Sevsek of Surrey, B.C., (22:37.19) finished 5th, and Danielle Josinett of Cobourg, Ont. (Club: Durham Dragons), (23:25.58) finished 9th.

  SENIOR Women:

Bringing home a silver medal, Sasha Gollish of Toronto, Ont. (Club: UTTC) (37:53.23) placed 3rd in the senior women’s 10km race. Lisa Brooking of Orillia, Ont. (Unattached), (38:12.08) placed 5th, Laura Desjardins of Tiny, Ont. (Club: Newmarket Huskies), (39:11.38) placed 12th, and Julie-Anne Staehli of Lucknow, Ont. (Club: Physi-Kult Kingston), (39:57.56) placed 16th.

   JUNIOR Men:

Canada’s men’s junior team finished second overall in the men’s junior 8km race with Cameron Linscott of Kingston, Ont. (Club: Physi-Kult Kingston), in (26:38.66) in 4th place, Ehab El-Sandali of Toronto, Ont., (Club: Etobicoke TFC) (27:06.83) in 7th place, Mitchell Ubene of Tecumseh, Ont., (Club: Windsor Legion TFC), (27:40.90) in 14th place, and Benjamin Workman of Kingston, Ont. (Club: Speed River TFC), (28:05.77) in 16th place. 


In the men’s senior 10km race Nicholas Falk of Windsor, Ont. (Club: University of Windsor), (32:42.30) was the top Canadian placing 10th. Evan Esselink of Courtice, Ont. (Club: Durham Dragons), (33:42.82) placed was 15th, and Ryan Cassidy of Grande-Digue, N.B., did not finish.


Complete Results (Event Site)

List of Athletes from Canada Competing