The race within a race
Terry Bell, The Province
Published: Wednesday, June 04, 2008
Athletes in Sunday's men's and women's elite races will be competing for world championship medals and 2008 Olympic berths.
It's a complicated process, but so far Vancouver's Lauren Groves and Victoria's Simon Whitfield are Canada's only two Olympic qualifiers. On Sunday, Canada's men and women will be battling with several other countries in a bid to secure an additional two Olympic berths. Canada is well placed and appears safe to secure the berths but a blown tire this weekend could cause problems.
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