Canadians in action on Day 1 of World Indoor Championships

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Athletics Canada

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.

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