• Canada withdraws team from Half Marathon Championships

October 15, 2020

With the health and safety of our athletes, coaches, staff and volunteers in mind, Athletics Canada has withdrawn the team of five athletes who were going to represent Canada at the 2020 World Athletics Half Marathon Championships in Gdynia, Poland this weekend.

Poland has recently seen sharp increases in cases of COVID-19. After a long and detailed internal discussion, Athletics Canada has decided not to send a team. There are significant and increasing COVID related risks to attending this event, as an organization we simply cannot justify putting our athletes, coaches and staff in harm’s way.

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