Canadian Olympic Team Members Return from Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games
to Calgary

VANCOUVER, Feb. 28 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee today announced that members of the 2010 Canadian Olympic Team will be returning home to Calgary on Monday, March 1, 2010.

There will be a brief media and photo availability at the airport upon their arrival.

    
    Time:        12:19 M.S.T.

    Sport:       Biathlon
    Athletes:    Marc-Andre Bédard
                 Robin Clegg
                 Rosanna Crawford
                 Brendan Green
                 Megan Imrie
                 Zina Kocher
                 Jean-Philippe Le Guellec

    Sport:       Cross-Country Skiing
    Athletes:    Ivan Babikov
                 Chandra Crawford
                 George Grey
                 Gordon Jewett
                 Perianne Jones
                 Devon Kershaw
                 Brian McKeever
                 Sara Renner
                 Brittany Webster

    Sport:       Luge
    Athletes:    Jeffrey Christie
                 Samuel Edney

    Sport:       Skeleton
    Athletes:    Mike Douglas
                 Amy Gough
                 Mellisa Hollingsworth
                 Michelle Kelly
                 Jon Montgomery
                 Jeff Pain


    Time:        13:19 M.S.T

    Sport:       Cross-Country Skiing
    Athletes:    Daria Gaiazova
                 Stefan Kuhn
                 Madeleine Williams
                 Sport: Freestyle Skiing
                 Athletes: Veronika Bauer
                 Kyle Nissen
                 Warren Shouldice

    Sport:       Ski Jumping
    Athletes:    Mackenzie Boyd-Clowes
                 Eric Mitchell
                 Trevor Morrice
                 Stefan Read

    Sport:       Speed Skating
    Athletes:    Anastasia Bucsis
                 Jamie Gregg
                 Kristina Groves
                 Clara Hughes
                 Michael Ireland
                 Cindy Klassen
                 Lucas Makowsky
                 Dennis Morrison
                 Christine Nesbitt
                 Tamara Oudenaarden
                 Kyle Parrott
                 Shannon Rempel
                 Jeremy Wotherspoon


    Time:        14:19 M.S.T

    Sport:       Bobsleigh
    Athletes:    David Bissett
                 Lascelles Brown
                 Shelley Ann Brown
                 Matt Hindle
                 Kaillie Humphries
                 Justin Kripps
                 Chris Le Bihan
                 Pierre Lueders
                 Jesse Lumsden
                 Heather Moyse
                 Lyndon Rush
                 Helen Upperton
                 Neville Wright

    Sport:       Figure Skating
    Athletes:    Vaughn Chipeur

    Sport:       Nordic Combined
    Athletes:    Jason Myslicki

    Sport:       Snowboard
    Athletes:    Kimiko Zakreski


    Time:        15:19 M.S.T

    Sport:       Cross-Country Skiing
    Athletes:    Drew Goldsack
                 Brent McMurtry

    Sport:       Luge
    Athletes:    Alex Gough
                 Regan Lauscher
                 Chris Moffat
                 Mike Moffat
                 Meaghan Simister
                 Justin Snith
                 Tristan Walker

    Sport:       Snowboard
    Athletes:    Michael Robertson

    Sport:       Short Track Speed Skating (in transit to Montreal)
    Athletes:    Guillaume Bastille
                 Jessica Gregg
                 Charles Hamelin
                 Francois Hamelin
                 Olivier Jean
                 Valérie Maltais
                 Kalyna Roberge
                 Marianne St-Gelais
                 Francois-Louis Tremblay
                 Tania Vincent


    Time:        19:19 M.S.T

    Sport:       Ice Hockey - Women
    Athletes:    Meghan Agosta
                 Gillian Apps
                 Tessa Bonhomme
                 Jennifer Botterill
                 Jayna Hefford
                 Haley Irwin
                 Rebecca Johnston
                 Gina Kingsbury
                 Charline Labonté
                 Carla MacLeod
                 Meaghan Mikkelson
                 Caroline Ouellette
                 Cherie Piper
                 Marie-Philip Poulin
                 Colleen Sostorics
                 Kim St-Pierre
                 Sarah Vaillancourt
                 Catherine Ward
                 Hayley Wickenheiser


    Time:        20:49 M.S.T

    Sport:       Curling - Women
    Athletes:    Cori Bartel
                 Cheryl Bernard
                 Carolyn Darbyshire-McRory
                 Susan O'Connor
                 Kristie Moore


    Where:       Calgary International Airport (2000 Airport Road N.E.)
                 Arrivals area on concourse A carousel No.1 by the Big Head

    *Arrival information is subject to change
    

About the Canadian Olympic Committee

The Canadian Olympic Committee is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to sport excellence. It is responsible for all aspects of Canada's involvement in the Olympic Movement, including Canada's participation in the Olympic and Pan American Games and a wide variety of programs that promote the Olympic Movement in Canada through cultural and educational means. For news and information, visit the COC website at www.olympic.ca and find the team on both Facebook (Canadian Olympic Team) and Twitter (CDNOlympicTeam).

SOURCE Canadian Olympic Committee

For further information: For further information: Mandy Dinning, Hill & Knowlton, (403) 831-3542, mandy.dinning@hillandknowlton.ca; Isabelle Hodge, Canadian Olympic Committee, (289) 388-6419, ihodge@olympic.ca

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