Audrey Lemieux to take Bessette's place

After Canada lost Lyne Bessette due to injury for the Commonwealth Games, the national federation has confirmed that Audrey Lemieux, of Alma, QC, will replace her compatriot in the road race this Sunday.

Bessette suffered from a shoulder dislocation following a training session last week. Lemieux, a member of the Colavita/Cooking Light Cycling Team, was selected as the first alternate by the Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) High Performance Committee. Lemieux is the current U23 Canadian champion and winner of the road and individual time trial competition at the 2005 Canada Games.

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