Canada’s Mike Sametz, seen above in a 2015 track event, won bronze in the men’s C3 time trial at the Para road cycling world championships on Thursday in Dumfries, Scotland. (@CDNParalympics/Twitter) Canada’s Mike Sametz and Keely Shaw each raced to bronze medals on Thursday at the Para road cycling world championships in Dumfries, Scotland.
Sametz, of Calgary, crossed the finish line of the 10-kilometre men’s C3 time trial course in 23 minutes 25.87 seconds for his third career world medal.
Germany’s Matthias Schindler won gold at 22:50.67, while England’s Finlay Graham took silver just 1.98 seconds behind.
Sametz, 27, also won bronze in the event at the 2016 Paralympics. He was born with right hemiplegic cerebral palsy and started biking at 12 years old. Canadian Nathan Clement kicks off Para road cycling worlds with time trial gold
Former swimmer Nathan Clement ready to renew Paralympic medal pursuit in road cycling
Shaw, 29, comfortably placed third in the women’s C4 individual time trial, clocking in just under 90 seconds behind gold medallist Samantha Bosco of the U.S. England’s Emily Petricola took silver.
Shaw previously won silver on the track in the women’s C3 individual pursuit.The Midale, Sask., native, who has partial paralysis after falling off a horse, made her Paralympic debut in Tokyo in 2020, where she brought home a bronze medal.Canada now has four medals at the road cycling worlds after Nathan Clement won gold and Shelley Gautier added bronze on Thursday. Canadians previously earned five medals at the track worlds.Action […]