Burrows and Cassidy kick off IPC Championships Saturday

With the 7th IPC World Championships tomorrow in Lyon, France, two Lions will be roll to the line with a shot a medal. Canadian champion Rachel Burrows will kick things off with the T34 200m final at 10:04 am Eastern. A finalist at last year’s Paralympic Games final, Burrows enters the championship with a seasonal best of 38.49 and will be looking to improve upon her current 6th place world ranking.

The other Lion in action on day one of the Championships will be Josh Cassidy, competing in the T54 10,000m final. Cassidy, who produced a seasonal best effort of 21:36.25 in Canberra in January, enters the race as the number five ranked competitor. Josh’s race goes off at 1:07 pm Eastern and as with Rachel,both can be viewed live online on Paralympic TV.