Sport Component

Participating at the Games of La Francophonie provides athletes with a unique opportunity to showcase their talent on an international level and distinguish themselves in high-performance sport like Bruny Surin (Ottawa-Hull, 2001) and Chantal Petitclerc (Paris, 1994) have done in the past. For some of the athletes representing Team Canada, the Games of La Francophonie in 2013 will represent their debut in international competition in one of the following disciplines:

  • Athletics (m/f, 18-35 yrs)
  • Para-Athletics (m/f, 18-35 yrs)
  • Football / soccer (men under 20)
  • Wrestling (freestyle) (m/f, 18-30 yrs)
  • Judo (m/f, 18-25 yrs)
  • Table Tennis (m/f, 18-21 yrs)
  • Cycling (road race) (demonstration sport) (m, 19-22 yrs / f, 18-35 yrs)

Read the news release about the athletes who were selected for Team Canada.

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