University running star qualifies for 2018 Winter Olympics

Anne-Marie Comeau, the 2017 RSEQ cross-country rookie of the year, named to Team Canada and the 2018 Winter Olympics

January 29th, 2018 by | Posted in Runs & Races | Tags: , , , , , , ,

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One of the Canada’s most successful university cross-country runners in 2017 will be racing at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Anne-Marie Comeau, who competed for Laval University during the fall cross-country campaign, was named to the country’s cross-country ski team, Team Canada announced on Monday. The Saint-Ferréol-les-Neiges, Que. native is one of four women who will compete on the cross-country ski team in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February.

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Comeau was a standout for Laval in September and October winning the team’s home invitational and the Princeton Invitational before finishing second at the Quebec university conference cross-country championships. In November, she placed 15th at the Canadian (Open) Cross-Country Championships. (She did not race at the Canadian university championships.) This all in her first year racing for Laval in which she won the Quebec conference (RSEQ) cross-country rookie of the year.

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According to the Canadian Olympic Committee, Comeau earned one of the final three roster spots following Cross-Country Canada’s Olympic Trials that were held in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Que.