Cyclist McDougall added to Team Canada heading to Beijing Paralympic Games



    OTTAWA, Aug. 7 /CNW Telbec/ - Cyclist Brayden McDougall has been added to
the Canadian team heading to the Paralympic Games in China, running from Sept.
6-17, 2008.
    The 20-year-old athlete from Calgary, Alberta, was added Thursday to the
team after Canada was awarded an additional Para-cycling slot.
    McDougall is a CP3 cyclist who will be competing in all road and track
individual events, and has the option of entering the road race and team
sprint events.
    The addition of McDougall brings the number of Paralympic athletes
competing for Canada in China to 143. Canada has 144 slots, but Paralympian
Tracey Ferguson is competing in both athletics and wheelchair basketball.




For further information:

For further information: Norma Reveler, Media Relations, Canadian
Paralympic Committee, (613) 569-4333, ext. 227, or norma@paralympic.ca.


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