Media Advisory - Photo / Video Opportunity - Canada's first ever Paralympic triathletes set to be nominated for selection to Rio 2016 Paralympic Team

—Media availability scheduled for July 12 in Victoria—

VICTORIA, July 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Triathlon Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) will announce the group of four para-triathletes from across the country who will be nominated to represent Canada when the sport makes its Paralympic debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games this September.

Media are invited to meet the medal-winning athletes immediately following one of the team's final swim training sessions as a group at Crystal Pool in Victoria on July 12.

Photo and b-roll opportunities are available during the swim session, which will take place from 7:30-9:00 a.m. Interviews will follow immediately after training.

WHO:
Four first ever para-triathlon athletes nominated for selection to Canadian Paralympic Team
Carolyn Murray – Head Coach, Para-triathlon

WHEN:
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
7:30-9:00 a.m. – Swim Training
9:00 a.m. - Interviews

WHERE:
Crystal Pool
2275 Quadra St
Victoria, B.C.

 

SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

Image with caption: "Triathlon Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) will announce the group of four para-triathletes from across the country who will be nominated to represent Canada when the sport makes its Paralympic debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games this September. (CNW Group/Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC))". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160708_C2944_PHOTO_EN_729905.jpg

For further information: Chris Dornan, Cell: 403-620-8731, Email: hpprchris@shaw.ca; Alison Korn, Senior Manager, Media Relations & Communications, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Tel : 613-569-4333 x243 / Cell : 613-298-4927, Email: akorn@paralympic.ca

RELATED LINKS
http://www.paralympic.ca

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