Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor hosts reception for returning London 2012 Olympians and Paralympians
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will host a reception to celebrate Ontario's Olympians and Paralympians returning from London 2012.
In the 2012 Olympics, Ontario was represented by 119 athletes who competed in 21 sports. During the Paralympics, Ontario was represented by 47 athletes who competed in over 50 events. Together, our competitors brought home five gold, seven silver, and eight bronze medals.
A tremendous achievement on the world stage!
|Who:||The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario|
|The Honourable Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario|
|The Honourable Michael Chan, Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport|
|Ms. Rosie MacLennan, Olympic Gold Medalist (trampoline)|
|Mr. Brandon Wagner, Paralympic Gold Medalist (wheelchair basketball)|
|What:||Reception and speeches celebrating returning athletes.|
|Where:||Office of the Lieutenant Governor, 1st floor, Queen's Park, Toronto|
|When:||Thursday, September 20, 3:30 p.m.|
- Speeches are expected to commence around 4:15 p.m. -
SOURCE: Office of the Lieutenant Governor of OntarioFor further information:
Office of the Lieutenant Governor