World Championship in Athletics begins tomorrow with Ahmed and Levins in 10000m Final; Duchene and Marchant in marathon


World Championship in Athletics begins tomorrow with Ahmed and Levins in 10000m Final; Duchene and Marchant in marathon

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Moscow – The 2013 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championship in Athletics begins tomorrow in Moscow, Russia. Day one at the championship will see a total of twelve Canadian athletes enter competition including Mohammed Ahmed of St. Catherines, Ont., and Cam Levins of Black Creek, B.C., in the men’s 10000-metres final.

Other medals handed out on day one will be in the women’s marathon where Canadians Krista Duchene of Brantford, Ont., and Lanni Marchant of London, Ont., will get their first taste of World Championship competition.

You can catch day one coverage of the 2013 IAAF World Championship on Sportsnet Pacific at 8:00 p.m. / Sportsnet West 9:00 p.m. / Sportsnet One 12:00 a.m. / Sportsnet East and Ontario 1:00 a.m.

Canadians in action tomorrow

Name Event Hometown Eastern time Club
Damian Warner Decathlon – 100m London, ON 1:56 a.m. London Western
Shawnacy Barber Pole vault qualification Toronto, ON 2:15 a.m. Project Athletics
Damian Warner Decathlon – long jump London, ON 2:35 a.m. London Western
Anthony Romaniw 800m – round 1 Hamilton, ON 4:00 a.m. Guelph Speed River
Damian Warner Decathlon – shot put London, ON 4:20 a.m. London Western
Krista Duchene Marathon Brantford, ON 6:00 a.m. Ontario Masters Athletics
Lanni Marchant Marathon London, ON 6:00 a.m. London Western
Damian Warner Decathlon – high jump London, ON 7:30 a.m. London Western
Alicia Brown 400m – round 1 Ottawa, ON 10:21 a.m. University of Toronto
Mohammed Ahmed 10000m – FINAL St. Catherines, ON 10:55 a.m. Niagara Olympic Club
Cam Levins 10000m – FINAL Black Creek, BC 10:55 a.m. Speed River West
Christabel Nettey Long jump qualification Surrey, BC 11:20 a.m. Unattached
Damian Warner Decathlon – 400m London, ON 11:40 a.m. London Western
Aaron Brown 100m – round 1 Toronto, ON 12:15 p.m. Phoenix Athletics
Sam Effah 100m – round 1 Calgary, AB 12:15 p.m. University of Calgary
Gavin Smellie 100m – round 1 Etobicoke, ON 12:15 p.m. Flying Angels

Follow Team Canada at the 2013 IAAF World Championship in Athletics at www.worlds2013.athletics.ca.

-AC-

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