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Gillis is co-captain of Canadian Track Team for the 2017 World Championships

Former St. FX Cross Country Standout, Olympian and Antigonish native Eric Gillis has been named a co-captain of Canada’s Track and Field Team for the

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upcoming world Championships in London.  Gillis finished an incredible 10th overall in the Olympic Marathon last year, Canada’s best ever result in the event since 1976.    Joining Gillis as co-captain is Phylicia George, who advanced to the 100 metre hurdles Olympic final in Rio last year.  The World Championships begin August 5th.