Canada’s BMX Team Aims for Second Olympic Spot
by Press Release [April 13, 2012]
Canadian BMX racer Tory Nyhaug is leading the Canadian entry for the second round of the UCI Supercross World Cup, in Randaberg, Norway. The event is critical for the Canadian team, who are aiming to move from ninth to eighth in the nations standing.
By doing so, and holding that position through the end of the qualification period in late May, Canada would secure a second berth for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
So far, Nyhaug has been responsible for a bulk of Canada’s 1570 points, having earned 1174. Jim Brown and Connor McCormack have 199 and 197 points respectively, and Brown is out with an injury.
Germany, presently ranked eighth, has 1601 points.
Nyhaug’s fifth place performance in Chula Vista was good for 110 points, moved the Canadian team extremely close to the German..... [read more]
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