• Tristan Smyth and Balraj Zimich set to compete at the Nottwil 2019 World Para Athletics Grand Prix

  • massive-dev  |  May 23, 2019

BC wheelchair racers Tristan Smyth and Balraj Zimich will be competing at the Nottwil World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland from May 24-26th. 

Paralympic bronze medalist Tristan Smyth (Maple Ridge) will be competing in the T54 400M and 800M races as well as the T53-54 1,500M and 5,000M distances. 

Balraj Zimich (Richmond) will join Smyth in the T54 400M and 800M races and will also contest the T54 100M sprint and T53-54 200M race. This is the 22-year-old first meet outside of North America.

Following the Nottwil Grand Prix, Smyth will also be attending the Daniela Juetzler Memorial Meet in Arbon, Switzerland on May 30th. 

Results from both meets will be available here following the competition. We wish Tristan and Balraj the best of luck as they represent BCWSA and Canada on the world stage. 

For more information on how to get involved in wheelchair racing in BC:
Please contact: Program Coordinator, Ana Karanovic
Email: ana@bcwheelchairsports.com
Phone: 604.333.3520. ext. 209

For media requests or to schedule an interview with a BCWSA athlete:
Please contact: Nathan Bragg, Communications Coordinator
Email: communications@bcwheelchairsports.com
Phone: 604.333.3520 ext. 203