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Sep 3 2019 - Geneviève Lalonde Named to Team Canada for World Championships
On August 30th, Athletics Canada announced the 49 athletes and 24 staff who have been selected to represent Canada at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar from September 27 to October 6. Among those named was Moncton's star steeple-chase runner Geneviève Lalonde.
Lalonde's last performance at the 2017 IAAF World Championships had set a new Canadian record, finishing 13th in 9:29.99. This outdoor season has been full of incredible performances for Gen, including breaking her own national record and placing 6th at the IAAF Diamond League in Shanhai, China, a gold medal and a new championship record at the Canadian Track & Field Championships and a gold medal and new Games record at the Pan American Games. Geneviève's current PB in the 3000m steeplechase is 9:29.82.
The 3000m steeplechase heats are schedule for Friday, September 27th at 1PM AST and the finals are scheduled for Monday, September 30th at 3:50PM AST.
Links to live streams will be posted closer to the event date.
Congratulations Gen -- your fans will be cheering you on!
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