Team Canada Ready to Represent at IAAF World XC Championships

The athletics world’s eye will turn to Uganda this Sunday when the best cross country runners in the world compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017. CBC will live stream the event on starting at 7 a.m. (ET). Check out Athletics Canada's preview, and then be sure to tune in to cheer on our Canadian runners.

IAAF preview
Team Canada preview
Watch Sunday’s event live on CBC

Team Canada

U20 women 

Name, Hometown, Personal coach
Hannah Bennison, Vernon, B.C., Malinda Elmore 
Catherine Beauchemin, Québec, Sylvain Cloutier
Hanna Johnston, Thunder Bay, Ont., Kip Sigsworth
Martha MacDonald, Toronto, Taras Radchenko
Brogan MacDougall, Kingston, Ont., Steve Boyd
Shona McCulloch, Nepean, Ont., Kirk Dillabaugh

U20 men

Name, Hometown, Personal coach                                    
Andrew Alexander, Toronto, Taras Radchenko 
Graham Baird, Pickering, Ont., Edward LaRocque
Jean-Simon Desgagnés, Saint-Ferréol-les-Neiges, Que., Félix-Antoine Lapointe 
Kieran Lumb, Vancouver, Chris Johnson
Andrew Shepherd, Kitchener, Ont., Tom Fitzgerald
Mitchell Ubene, Tecumseh, Ont., Dave Scott-Thomas

Senior women

Name, Hometown, Personal coach
Lisa Brooking, Orillia, Ont., Mark Bomba
Victoria Coates, Hamilton, Ont., Patrick MacKinnon
Sasha Gollish, Toronto, Ross Ristuccia
Kathryn Harrison, Toronto, Sean Cleary
Claire Sumner, Calgary, Steve Boyd
Julie-Anne Staehli, Lucknow, Ont., Steve Boyd

Senior men 

Name, Hometown, Personal coach
Evan Esselink, Guelph, Ont., Dave Scott-Thomas
Nicholas Falk, Windsor, Ont., Gary Malloy 
Trevor Hofbauer, Burnaby, B.C., Dave Scott-Thomas
Sami Jibril, Toronto, Hugh Cameron
Rory Linkletter, Calgary, Ed Eyestone
Thomas Toth, Lakefield, Ont., Zach Johnson

Support staff

Name, Position, Hometown 
Gillian Wright, Team manager, Vancouver
Lynn Kanuka, Team head coach, Surrey, B.C.
Félix-Antoine Lapointe, Team coach, Québec
Dr. Melina Thibodeau, Team physician, Victoria
Marcell Meresz, Massage therapist, Guelph, Ont.
Chris Napier, Physiotherapist, Vancouver