Pentathlon Canada’s Kelly Fitzsimmons seeking to qualify for the summer 2021 Olympics (Tokyo 2020)
Pentathlon Canada is pleased to confirm that Alberta’s Kelly Fitzsimmons will be competing at World Cups 1, 2 and 3 in Hungary and Bulgaria, starting with Budapest on March 24, 2021.
Kelly, Canada’s national champion, placed 9th at the 2019 PanAmerican Games in Lima, Peru, giving her essential World Ranking Points towards Olympic qualification this summer.
Rod Staveley, President, Pentathlon Canada:
“On behalf of the Pentathlon Canada family, our best wishes go out to National Team member Kelly Fitzsimmons in her quest to qualify for the 2021 summer Olympics(Tokyo 2020) representing Canada. Kelly’s focus and determination to fulfill her dream, especially with the past year’s challenges, are to be applauded and celebrated. Good luck, Kelly! ”
Joshua Riker-Fox, National Next Generation Development Coach, UIPM Level 3 Pentathlon Coach, NCCP Fencing & Swimming Coach, Ares Pentathlon & Fencing Club:
“Given the challenges of the past year, it is exciting that Canada is back on the international stage. We look forward to seeing Kelly and other Pentathlon Canada athletes safely participating in competition again.”
Please join us in wishing Kelly the best of luck for the upcoming competitions!