OTTAWA, July 5, 2012 /CNW/ - As Minister of State (Sport), I offer my
heartfelt congratulations to the equestrian athletes who were today
named to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team in the following disciplines.
Dressage: Jacqueline Brooks, Ashley Holzer, and David Marcus, and alternates
Diane Creech and Pia Fortmuller
Eventing: Peter Barry, Hawley Bennett-Awad, Rebecca Howard, Michele Mueller,
Jessica Phoenix, and alternate Shandiss Wewiora
Jumping: Yann Candele, Tiffany Foster, Jill Henselwood, Eric Lamaze, Ian Millar,
and alternates Jonathan Asselin, Jenna Thompson, and Lisa Carlsen
Our athletes are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. That is
why the Harper Government is proud to provide our continued support for
Olympic sports and our Canadian Olympic athletes who will proudly
represent our great nation on the world stage.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all these athletes the very best of
success as they prepare for this incredible milestone in their sport
careers. We will be cheering for you and your teammates this summer as
you begin your pursuit for world-class athletic excellence at the
Olympic Games in London.
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
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Jenny Van Alstyne
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Bal Gosal, P.C., M.P.
Minister of State (Sport)