Sopot, POL – Eight of the nine Canadians in Poland for the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championship will be in action tomorrow. Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Humboldt, Sask., is the lone Canadian athlete competing for a medal on the first day of competition. Theisen-Eaton, who won silver at the 2013 IAAF World outdoor Championships, competes in the five-event pentathlon.
Canadians in Action on Day 1
|Local Time||Eastern Time||Name||Event|
|12:00||6:00am||Brianne Theisen-Eaton||Pentathlon 60m Hurdles – Lane 5|
|12:10||6:10am||Damian Warner||Heptathlon 60m – Lane 3|
|12:34||6:34am||Nathan Brannen||1500m – Heat 2 – Lane 3|
|12:35||6:35am||Brianne Theisen-Eaton||Pentathlon High Jump|
|13:05||7:05am||Damian Warner||Heptathlon Long Jump|
|13:14||7:14am||Jenna Westaway||800m – Heat 3 – Lane 5|
|14:15||8:15am||Brianne Theisen-Eaton||Pentathlon Shot Put|
|18:00||12:00pm||Brianne Theisen-Eaton||Pentathlon Long Jump|
|18:30||12:30pm||Damian Warner||Heptathlon Shot Put|
|18:54||12:54pm||TJ Lawrence||60m – Heat 3 – Lane 5|
|19:15||1:15pm||Gavin Smellie||60m – Heat 6 – Lane 3|
|19:45||1:45pm||Nicole Sifuentes||1500m – Heat 2 – Lane 3|
|19:55||1:55pm||Damian Warner||Heptathlon High Jump|
|20:10||2:10pm||Brianne Theisen-Eaton||Pentathlon 800m|
|20:38||2:38pm||Cameron Levins||3000m – Heat 2|
A total of $2,464,000 US is up for grabs at the Championship. A gold medallist will take home $40,000, Silver $20,000, and bronze $10,000 followed by $8000, $6000 and $4000 for fourth, fifth and sixth respectively. A bonus of $50,000 will be awarded for any World Records.
Visit our official event webpage for more information on the Championship, including the schedule of Canadian competitors, and photos. You can also follow the action on Facebook (Canadatrackandfield) and Twitter (@AthleticsCanada).