Canadians in Action on Day 1 of World Indoor Championship / Les Canadiens en action lors du jour 1 du Championnat du monde en salle


Canadians in Action on Day 1 of World Indoor Championship

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Sopot, POL – 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).

-AC-

Emily Hooper
Coordinator, Marketing and Communications
Athletics Canada
(613) 260-5580 x.3332

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