Sherri Smith Heads to World Cross Country Championships
Reported February 26, 2001 by Athletics Canada
Toronto, Ontario

36 Athletes to Run Across the Irish Countryside

Athletics Canada is proud to announce the thirty-six-member team that is traveling to Dublin, Ireland to compete in the 29th IAAF World Cross Country Championships, March 24-25, 2001.

There are six races in total which include a junior men's (8km) and junior women's (6km) race, a senior women's and men's short course (4km) and senior men's (12km) and senior women's long course (8km).

Junior Men: Ryan Hayden, Richmond, BC; Simon Bairu, Regina, SK; Nathan Brannen, Cambridge,ON; Nigel Wray, Toronto, ON; Joe Dionne, Toronto, ON; Brandon Young, Windsor, ON

Junior Women: Carol Henry, Parry Sound, ON; Michelle Carson, Winnipeg, MB; Lauren King, Toronto, ON; Megan Metcalfe, Edmonton, AB; Stephanie Hirtle, Salmon Arm, BC; Trish Nolan, Hamilton, ON

Senior Men Short Course: Kevin Sullivan, Brantford, ON; Sean Kaley, Ottawa, ON; Jeff Schiebler, New Westminster, BC; JoIl Bourgeois, Grande-Digue, NB; Jeremy Deere, Calgary, AB; Matt Kerr, Elora, ON

Senior Men Long Course: Mark Bomba, Vancouver, BC; Peter Cardle, Vancouver, BC; Graham Cocksedge, Victoria, BC; Andy Hahn, Windsor, ON; Jim Finlayson, Victoria, BC; Alex Hutchinson, Toronto, ON

Sr. Women Short Course: Leah Pells, Coquitlam, BC; Tina Connelly, Coquitlam, BC; Robyn Meagher, Victoria, BC; Carmen Douma, Cambridge, ON; Krestena Sullivan, Brantford, ON; Tracy Robertson, Ottawa, ON

Sr. Women Long Course: Courtney Babcock, ON; Sarah Dupre, Kingston, ON; Lisa Harvey, Calgary, AB; Aundrea Bertoia, Vancouver, BC; Debbie Buhlers, Kitchener, ON; Sherri Smith, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Team staff includes Marek Jedrzejek as the Head Coach, Mark McDonald as the Assistant Coach, Manager, Jerry Tighe, Physiotherapist, Marylou Lamy, and Massage Therapist Carolyn Daubeny.