Media Advisory - Media invited to view 2010 Winter Games' state-of-the-art
doping control laboratory on Wednesday, October 21

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 20 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) along with the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) will showcase the doping control laboratory for the 2010 Winter Games at the Richmond Olympic Oval on Wednesday, October 21.

Following brief remarks by the speaking party, staff from Quebec-based INRS, which will operate the facility, will provide media with a first look at the doping control laboratory that will include a comprehensive tour and demonstration of laboratory techniques to be used during the Games.

    
    When:           Wednesday, October 21, 2009
                    1:00 pm (Pacific Time)

    Who:            Malcolm Brodie, mayor of Richmond
                    Cathy Priestner-Allinger, VANOC executive vice president
                    of sport and Games operations
                    Dr. Christiane Ayotte, director of the Doping Control
                    Laboratory, INRS

    Where:          Richmond Olympic Oval
                    Main Lobby
                    6111 River Road
                    Richmond, BC

    Note:           Parking available in Richmond Olympic Oval parkade.
    

SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES

For further information: For further information: Media Contacts: Greg Alexis, VANOC Communications, Tel: (604) 403-1627, E-mail: greg_alexis@vancouver2010.com; Aran Kay, Richmond Olympic Oval, Tel: (778) 296-1441, E-mail: akay@richmondoval.ca

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