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Marathoners set to don Maple Leaf

April 27, 2012

Marathoners set to don Maple Leaf

GUELPH, ONT. – For the first time since 1996 Canada will nominate three male marathoners to the Canadian Olympic Team. Reid…

Eric Gillis

Eric Gillis

In 2012, Eric Gillis returned to the Olympic Games for the second consecutive time in his career. In London, he placed 22nd in the men’s marathon.

Dylan Wykes

Dylan Wykes

Dylan Wykes competed at his first Olympic Games in 2012 and finished 20th in the men’s marathon. Wykes qualified for the London Games by running a personal best at the Rotterdam Marathon in the Netherlands and posted a time of two hours, 10 minutes, 47 seconds. It was the second fastest marathon time ever posted by a Canadian.

Reid Coolsaet

Reid Coolsaet

Reid Coolsaet competed at his first Olympic Games in 2012 and finished 27th in the men’s marathon.

Blake Worsley

Blake Worsley

Blake Worsley competed at the London 2012 Games as a first-time Olympian in the 200m freestyle event, finishing 17th overall. Worsley was also part of the 4x200m freestyle relay team with Colin Russell, Tobias Oriwol and Alec Page that finished 14th.

Tera Van Beilen

Tera Van Beilen

In her first Olympic Games, Tera Van Beilen had a top-10 finish in the 100m breaststroke. She also competed in the 200m breaststroke finishing 21st and was a member of the 4x100m medley that finished in 12th place, along with Julia Wilkinson, Katherine Savard and Samantha Cheverton.