Media Advisory - Conference call for silver medallists in Team Jumping (Equestrian)



    HONG KONG, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee will hold a
conference call for Equestrian's Team Jumping silver medallists, Ian Millar
(Perth, Ont.), Eric Lamaze (Schomberg, Ont.) and Jill Henselwood (Oxford
Mills, Ont.) at approximately 11:45 p.m. - local time in Hong Kong (11:45 a.m.
Eastern Standard Time).
    The trio lost in a 'jump off' against the United States after being tied
through two rounds. It is Canada's second ever medal in Team Jumping, after
they captured gold in Mexico in 1968 (James Day, James Elder & Thomas
Gayford).
    Millar is a nine-time Olympian, tying a record for most appearances with
Austrian sailor Hubert Raudaschl, and a first-time medallist. Lamaze and
Henselwood also stepped to the podium for the first time.
    Media are asked to call Bell Canada Conferencing at 416-406-5763 (add
prefix '001' if calling from China). The Conference ID number is 7492338.

    Note -- timing of the conference call is subject to the press conference
on-site.





For further information:

For further information: Steve Keogh at 15007724275

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