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Jones, McMahon, Tremblay added to Canada's Olympic triathlon team

Canada’s Brent McMahon runs to a 24th finish and secures Olympic qualification at the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Madrid in Spain on Sunday May 27, 2012. Kyle Jones, McMahon and Kathy Tremblay will join Paula Findlay and former Olympic champion Simon Whitfield on Canada's Olympic triathlon team in London. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-ITU, Delly Carr)
June 12, 2012 - 1:04 PM

TORONTO - Kyle Jones, Brent McMahon and Kathy Tremblay will join Paula Findlay and former Olympic champion Simon Whitfield on Canada's Olympic triathlon team in London.

Triathlon Canada announced the three athletes to complete the team Tuesday.

Whitfield, an Olympic gold and silver medallist from Kingston, Ont., and Edmonton's Findlay were pre-selected to the team last November.

Jones, from Oakville, Ont., was an alternate on the men's team in 2008, when Whitfield won silver. Whitfield won gold in 2000 when triathlon made its Olympic debut.

Victoria's McMahon raced in the 2004 Games in Athens and was a bronze medallist at the Pan American Games last year.

Montreal's Tremblay will also compete in her second Olympic Games. She earned her first World Cup victory this year in Japan.

The women race the 1.5-kilometre swim, 40-kilometre bike and 10-kilometre run on Aug. 4 in and around Hyde Park, followed by the men's event Aug. 7.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2012
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