Waterdown’s Brennan to compete in 2012 Penn Relays


Waterdown’s Christian Brennan has been named to the Athletics Canada team that will compete in the USA vs. the World competition at the 2012 Penn Relays in Philadelphia on Saturday (April 28).

The St. Mary Catholic Secondary student and 2011 Golden Horseshoe Athlete of the Year nominee will be on the women’s 4×400 team along with Esther Akinsulie of Ottawa, Jenna Martin of Bridgewater, NS, Carline Muir of Edmonton, and Amonn Nelson of Calgary.

They will race at 2.50 p.m and NBC Sports is broadcasting USA vs. the World live beginning at 1 p.m ET.

The competition provides an opportunity for Canada’s national relay teams to measure themselves against the world’s best and establish qualifying marks for the 2012 Olympic Games.