The Canadian Cycling Association has announced the squads it will send to the Pan American road and track championships, which will be held in Valencia, Venezuela from May 21-27.
A release from the nation's governing body proudly announced: "After several athletes met the time standards at the CCA trials in Burnaby, BC, on May 9-11, Canada will be sending a larger than expected track delegation to the championships."
Track men: Zach Bell (Points Race), Martin Gilbert (Madison), Ryan McKenzie (Madison), Cam MacKinnon (Team Sprint, Keirin, Sprint, Kilo), Lawrence Leroux (Team Sprint), and Yannick Morin (Team Sprint)
Track women: Gina Grain (Points Race), Monique Sullivan (Sprint)*
Road men: Zach Bell (Time Trial), Charles Dionne (Road Race), Martin Gilbert (Road Race), Ryan McKenzie (Road Race), Keven Lacombe (Road Race, Time Trial), and David Veilleux (Road Race, Time Trial)
Road women: Gina Grain (Road Race)
*Denotes self-funded development athlete selection.