Calgary track cyclist Monique Sullivan completed a sweep of the gold medals in all three of her events at the Pan Am Games with a victory in the women's sprint final on Sunday night.
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In most races, a fall during the semifinals would cost an athlete a shot at the medals. But for Canadian track cyclist Hugo Barrette, that was not the case. He overcame an early spill to win his second gold of the Pan Am Games.
Hugo Barrette continued Canada’s track cycling domination by taking gold in the men’s sprint final on Saturday night.
Canada is proving to be dominant in track cycling at the Pan Am Games, as the women's pursuit team and Monique Sullivan both added gold medals Friday night.
Canada’s men’s team took the first track cycling gold medal of the 2015 Pan Am Games by defeating Venezuela in the team sprint on Thursday.
The hottest prospect for Canadian cycling gold at the Pan Am Games comes in the form of a group rather than an individual. The women's team pursuit that will jet around the hardwood track has already proven itself to be a contender whenever and wherever it races.
Canada will send one of its strongest teams to the Pan Am Games after Cycling Canada announced its roster of athletes on Monday.