|The 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championship kicks off in Sopot, Poland this Friday. With 143 countries and almost 600 athletes expected to compete in Poland, this will mark one of the largest indoor championships in the events 29-year history.
Nine Canadians are in action over three days of competition:
Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Humboldt, Sask., kicks off the Canadian action on Friday with the pentathlon 60-metre hurdles which runs at 12:00 local time (6:00am ET).
The heptathlon, featuring London, Ont.’s Damian Warner, begins with the 60-metres on Friday at 12:10 local time (6:10am ET).
Nathan Brannen of Cambridge, Ont., will run in the 1500-metres heats Friday at 12:25 local time (6:25am ET). The women’s heats featuring Nicole Sifuentes of Winnipeg, Man., are at 19:35 local time (1:35pm ET).
Calgary, Alta.’s Jenna Westaway‘s 800-metres heats get underway at 13:00 local time (7:00am ET).
The 60-metres heats featuring TJ Lawrence of Toronto, Ont., and Gavin Smellie of Etobicoke, Ont., take place Friday at 18:35 local time (12:35pm ET).
Closing out competition on Friday is Cameron Levins of Black Creek, B.C., whose heats are at 20:25 local time (2:25pm ET).
Mike Mason of Nanoose Bay, B.C., will take part in the High Jump qualification on Saturday at 12:05 local time (6:05am ET).
For the complete schedule of Canadians in Action, including eastern times please click here. Don’t forget Eastern Savings time ends on Sunday – in Poland it does not take effect until later in March.