Media Advisory - Canadian athletes to lay wreaths at Remembrance Day ceremonies across Canada

OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Some of Canada's most accomplished athletes will be paying their respects to Canada's veterans in Remembrance Day ceremonies across the country on November 11.

Olympic, Paralympic, Pan Am and Parapan Am athletes will formally lay wreaths at the following ceremonies:

November 11:

MONTREAL
Athletes:
Philippe Beaudry, two-time Olympian, Fencing
Paralympian TBC

Where: McGill University Campus Cenotaph
When: November 11, 10:30 a.m.

OTTAWA
Athletes:
Anastasiya Muntyanu, London 2012 Olympian, Rhythmic Gymnastics
Chantal Beauchesne, Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games bronze medallist, Sitting Volleyball

Where: National War Memorial
When: November 11, 10:30 a.m. arrival.
Ceremony will start just before 11 a.m.

TORONTO – QUEEN'S PARK
Athletes:
Stephanie Struthers (Richardson), Atlanta 1996 Olympian, Swimming

Where: Veteran's Memorial, on the Front Lawn of the Legislative Building at Queen's Park
When: November 11, 10:45 a.m.

CALGARY
Athletes:
Cori Morris (Bartel), Vancouver 2010 Olympian and silver medallist, Curling
Chad Jassman, London 2012 Paralympian and gold medallist, Wheelchair Basketball

Where: The Military Museums
4520 Crowchild Trail SW
When:  November 11, 10:00 a.m.

VANCOUVER
Athletes:
Rhian Wilkinson, two-time Olympian, London 2012 Bronze medallist, Soccer
Joy Fera, Montreal 1976 Olympian, Rowing
Fabien Lavoie, London 2012 silver medallist, Beijing 2008 bronze medallist, Athens 2004 silver medallist, Wheelchair Rugby

Where: Victory Square Cenotaph
1055 Canada Pl.
West Hastings & Cambie St.
When:  November 11, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

For further information: Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office: Ricky Landry, Manager, Media Relations, Tel: 514-861-3696 / Cell: 514-229-4833, Email: rlandry@olympic.ca; Cherry Ye, Coordinator, Communications, Tel: 416-324-4303 / Cell: 416-427-4341, Email: cye@olympic.ca; Canadian Paralympic Committee Media Office: Alison Korn, Senior Manager, Communications and Media Relations, Office: 613-569-4333 ext. 243/ Cell: 613-296-4927, Email: akorn@paralympic.ca; Martin Richard, Executive Director, Communications and Marketing, Office: 613-569-4333 ext. 224 / Cell: 613-725-4339, Email: mrichard@paralympic.ca

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