Triathlon Alberta Team Selected for 2019 Western Canada Summer Games

JUNE 24 2019

EDMONTON, Alberta — On Monday, Triathlon Alberta selected the 12 athletes and 2 alternates that will represent Team Alberta in triathlon at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games. The team is led by Head Coach Lisa Mensink (Calgary, Kronos Triathlon Club) and Team Manager Kyle Jensen (Calgary, Kronos Triathlon Club).

The athletes earned their spots at the 2019 Calgary Kids of Steel and Western Canada Summer Games Qualifier, which took place on June 23 at Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton in Calgary, Alberta.

The City of Swift Current will host the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games from August 9 to 18, 2019. Featuring 16 sports, over 20 venues, and a range of cultural performances and programs, the Games will be the largest event to ever take place in the region. Over 1,700 athletes, coaches, officials and mission staff from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut will participate in the 10 days of competition.

The triathlon team that will represent Alberta at the 2019 Western Canada Summer Games includes:

Team:

  • Sophia Howell, Airdrie, Kronos Triathlon Club

  • Sara Bourque, Calgary, Kronos Triathlon Club

  • Mairen Lawson, Grande Prairie, Speed Revolution

  • Isabelle Poulin, St. Albert, Edmonton Triathlon Academy

  • Sophia Zombor, Edmonton, Edmonton Triathlon Academy

  • Cadence De Coene, Calgary, Kronos Triathlon Club

  • Thomas Smans, Calgary, 3433 Sport Performance Centre

  • Mika Eggink, Red Deer County, Unaffiliated

  • Mathias Gelber, Pincher Creek, Unaffiliated

  • Dawson Sheehan, Calgary, 3433 Sport Performance Centre

  • Diego Romero, Calgary, Kronos Triathlon Club

  • Finn Crowe, Spruce Grove, Edmonton Triathlon Academy

Alternates:

  • Payton Sheehan, Calgary, Kronos Triathlon Club

  • Jeremy Poulin, St. Albert, Gators Triathlon Club

About Triathlon Alberta

Triathlon Alberta is the provincial governing body for multisport in Alberta, providing leadership and development opportunities to athletes, coaches and officials across Alberta. Triathlon Alberta fosters the innovation and development of programs, services and resources for the Triathlon community in Alberta. Learn more about Triathlon Alberta, please visit: www.triathlonalberta.ca. Follow Triathlon Alberta on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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