Media Advisory - Canoe Kayak athletes to be nominated to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

MONTREAL, June 23, 2016 /CNW/ - On Monday, June 27, 2016, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canoe Kayak Canada will officially announce the 11 athletes nominated to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Media are invited for photo and interview opportunities. Photos will be provided by the COC.

Monday, June 27, 2016
12:00 p.m. EDT

Radio-Canada/CBC (Salle Jean-Desprez – main floor)
1400 René-Lévesque Blvd E.
Montreal, QC H2L 2M2

Canoe Kayak athletes nominated for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Canoe Kayak coaches for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games athletes
Peter Giles, Canoe Kayak Canada President
Madeleine Hall, Canoe Kayak Canada Commodore
Isabelle Charest, Team Canada Rio 2016 Assistant Chef de Mission
Eric Myles, Executive director, Sport, Canadian Olympic Committee
Catherine Gosselin-Deprés, Executive Director, Sport, Canadian Paralympic Committee


SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

For further information: Canoe Kayak Canada Media Office: Ian Miller, Communications and Marketing Officer, Cell: 613-314-1352, Email:; Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office: Cherry Ye, Program Manager, Media Relations, Tel: 416-324-4123, Cell: 416-427-4341, Email:; Ricky Landry, Manager, Corporate Communications, Tel: 514-861-3696, Cell: 514-229-4833, Email:; Canadian Paralympic Committee Media Office: Louis Daignault, Coordinator, Communications, Tel: 613-569-4333 x237, Cell: 613-297-1455, Email:; Alison Korn, Senior Manager, Media Relations and Communications, Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 243, Cell: 613-298-4927, Email:


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