Athletics PEI announces its Canada Games Team

Athletics PEI announced its CanadaGames team this morning. Leading the team will be Atlantic University championin the 60, Bailey Smith who will compete in the sprints and Alex Cyr who willbe a medal hopeful in the distance events. Also on the team are MichaelaWalker, a medallist at the Atlantic university level and Alex Nueffer who willcompete in the distance events.

Head Coach, Colin MacAdam indicatedthat this is the deepest team that he has ever brought to the Canada Games. “Wehave a few stars and potential medalists, but almost everyone will becompetitive,” he said. “There are many young athletes who have worked hard overthe last year or two and are posting personal bests every time they compete.”

There are 15 athletes on the teamcompeting at the University or College level.

The coaching staff is lookingforward to working with the team over the next month to fine tune them for thecompetition which will be the first week of the Canada Games.