Media Advisory - Canadian Paralympic Committee: Media Contacts for 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games



    OTTAWA, Sept. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)
today provided the contacts for its media relations team working with the
Canadian Paralympic Team at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games. The media team
is available to assist national and international media in their coverage of
the 143 Canadian athletes competing at the Games. The Paralympic Games will
take place from September 6-17, 2008.

    
    Beijing media relations contacts:
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    For interviews with the Chef de Mission, CPC President, mission staff, and
athletes and coaches with table tennis, sailing and equestrian, contact:

    Norma Reveler
    Press Chief
    Mobile: (011) 86-13439622163
    Press Office: (011) 86-1066617438
    norma@paralympic.ca

    For all on-site Canadian media and interviews with athletes and/or coaches
with rowing and wheelchair tennis, contact:

    Judy Joseph-Black
    Assistant Press Chief
    Mobile: 13521034166
    Media Press Centre: (011) 86-1066627499
    judy.josephblack@gov.bc.ca

    For interviews with athletes and/or coaches with wheelchair rugby,
goalball and cycling, contact:

    Mathieu Laberge
    Media Attaché
    Mobile: 13521033713
    matlaberge@hotmail.com

    For interviews with athletes and/or coaches with wheelchair basketball,
boccia or judo, contact:

    Lindsay Thom
    Media Attaché
    Mobile: 13521034482
    lindsay.thom@gmail.com

    For interviews with athletes and/or coaches with swimming, archery or
powerlifting, contact:

    Erin Sulpher
    Media Attaché
    Mobile: 13521034322
    esulpher@swimming.ca

    For interviews with athletes and/or coaches with athletics (from September
6 onward) and fencing, please contact:

    Gabrielle Payette
    Media Attaché
    Mobile: 13521033465
    gabriellepayette@gmail.com

    During off hours, if you are unable to reach an on-site media team member,
please contact the CPC's at-home media team:

    Mary Beth Walker or Rachal Fleury
    CPC Media Relations At-home Media Team
    Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 227
    Mobile: 613-795-5169
    Email: beijingmedia@paralympic.ca

    (*)(*) Please note that there is a 12-hour time difference between
           Beijing and Eastern Canada (15 hours from BC).
    




For further information:

For further information: Norma Reveler, Press Chief, Canadian Paralympic
Committee, Mobile: (011) 86 13439622163, Press Office: (011) 86 1066617438,
norma@paralympic.ca


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