The Winter Olympics are underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea and Team Canada has plenty of former runners on its squad.

A number of runners – it should be noted that some still compete in two sports – are representing Canada in bobsleigh including several former U Sports (Canadian university) athletes. At least three sprinters have represented Canada at both the Summer and Winter Olympics including Phylicia George, Seyi Smith and Bryan Barnett. All three have transitioned from short-distance track events to sprinting on ice.

See a list below of who is competing in what sport during the Feb 9-25 Olympics. In total, 225 athletes comprise Canada’s team at the Winter Games.

Bryan Barnett – Bobsleigh

Won silver at the 2006 IAAF World Junior Championships and represented Canada at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 200m.

Phylicia George – Bobsleigh

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Olympic finalist in the 100m hurdles and consistently one of the country’s top sprinters.

Heather Moyse – Bobsleigh

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Ten-time Ontario University Athletics medallist with the University of Waterloo and two-time medallist at the Canadian university track and field championships.

Anne-Marie Comeau – Cross-country skiing

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Comeau won the 2017 RSEQ (Quebec Student Sport Federation) cross-country (running) rookie of the year for the University of Laval.

Seyi Smith – Bobsleigh

Member of Canada’s 4x100m squad at the 2012 London Olympics.

Christine de Bruin – Bobsleigh

Former sprinter at the University of Alberta.

Alex Kopacz – Bobsleigh

Former track and field member with the University of Western Ontario.

Melissa Lotholz – Bobsleigh

Former sprinter at the University of Alberta.

Neville Wright – Bobsleigh

Competed for Canada at the 2007 IAAF World Championships in the 4x100m and won bronze in the 100m at the 2007 World University Games.

David Bissett – Bobsleigh

Former sprinter at the University of Alberta.

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