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Athletics Canada named 23 athletes to the team, including 12 Olympians to race in the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 distances.

Andre De Grasse, a three-time Olympic medallist, will be joined by Brendon Rodney, Aaron Brown, Akeem Haynes and Bolade Ajamole on the men's side. The women's team features Crystal Emmanual, Farah Jacques, Carline Muir, Alicia Brown and Noelle Montcalm.

This event serves as a qualifier for August's IAAF world championships. The top eight teams in the 4x100 and 4x400 will automatically qualify for the worlds in London.