BIATHLON CANADA ANNOUNCES FISU GAMES TEAM 2021 NOMINATIONS

Biathlon Canada is excited to nominate the FISU Team – who will compete at the World Universiade this January 2021 in Lenzerheide/Lucerne, Switzerland.

The 30th Winter Universiade will take place in the city of Lucerne/Lenzerheide, Switzerland which is a city in central Switzerland, embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama with Rihi, Pilatus and Titlis. Situated in the German-speaking portion of the country Lucerne is the most populous town in central Switzerland with a population of approximately 82,000 people. The 2021 Winter Universiade is scheduled from January 21-31, 2021. The Universiade is every two years in various cities around the world. It is one of the largest winter multisport events worldwide, second only in size to the Olympic Games. The Games will take place over 11 days and will host 1600 athletes from more than 50 countries competing in 10 sports in 7 venues.

Please visit the team selection call here for details on how athletes were selected.

Please note: Biathlon Canada is monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and will only execute this tour provided it is safe to do so.

Congratulations Student Athletes!

FISU Team

Name Hometown/Home Post Secondary Institution Club and/or Team Division
Anna Sellers Canmore AB/ Bozeman MT University of British Columbia Okanagan Cross Cut Mountain Sports Center and Canmore Nordic Biathlon Alberta
 
Shilo Rousseau Thessalon, ON University of Ottawa Chelsea Nordiq Biathlon Ontario
 
Zoe Pekos Richmond Hill, ON University of Ottawa Chelsea Nordiq and Barrie Cross Country Biathlon Ontario
 
Frédérique Pérusse Lévis, QC Collège Mérici La Poursuite Fédération québécoise de biathlon
 
Natasia Varieur Huntsville, ON University of Calgary (Nursing) Calgary Biathlon Racers Biathlon Ontario
 
Anne Mirejovsky Camrose, AB University of Alberta Augustana Battle River Nordic Biathlon Alberta
 
Andrei Secu Coquitlam/ Whistler, BC Langara College West Coast Nordics and Whistler Nordic Development Centre (WNDC) Biathlon BC
 
Finn Berg Calgary, AB University of Victoria Calgary Biathlon Racers Biathlon AB
 
Michio Green La Ronge, SK/ Camrose, AB University of Alberta Augustana Battle River Nordic Biathlon Saskatchewan
 
Zachary Demers Victoriaville, QC Cégep FX Garneau La Poursuite Fédération québécoise de biathlon
 
Liam Connon Prince George, BC University of Northern British Columbia Nordic Performance Development Centre (NPDC) and Caledonia Nordic Ski Club Biathlon BC
 
Simon Gauthier Calgary, AB Université Laval Foothills Nordic Ski Club Biathlon Alberta
 
ALTERNATES
Linnea Moutray Vanderhoof, BC University of Northern British Columbia Nechako Nordics Biathlon BC
 
Vincent Girard Chicoutimi, QC Cégep de Chicoutimi, Technologie de l’architecture Club biathlon Sag-Lac Fédération québécoise de biathlon
 
Thomas Schratz Abbotsford, BC Okanagan College Sovereign Lake Nordic Club Biathlon BC
 
Arman Soheili Surrey, BC/ Canmore, AB UBC Okanagan Biathlon Alberta Training Centre (BATC) and West Coast Nordics Biathlon BC

 

*Note that we did name three alternates for the women’s team. Two alternates have since received a nomination for the FISU Team due to some athletes declining their position.