Media Advisory - RBC Olympian and 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Derek Drouin Welcomed Home From Rio at Special Event

TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2016 /CNW/ -


DEREK DROUIN (Corruna, Ontario, Gold medal, High Jump) will be available to media for one-on-one interviews at a special "Welcome home from Rio" event on Friday, August 26, 2016. The gold medalist, who receives support through the RBC Olympians program, will also be available to members of the public for photos and Q&A at the event.

A total of 15 RBC Olympians competed in the Rio Summer Games. The RBC Olympians program hires both current and retired Olympic and para-athletes to act as community ambassadors, while providing valuable work experience to prepare for life after sport. In addition, the program offers much-needed funding and the flexibility to train and compete on the world stage. RBC is the longest standing sponsor of the Canadian Olympic Team since 1947.


Friday August 26, 2016 at 11 a.m.

Public event with Q&A and photos opportunities at 11:30 a.m.


Royal Bank Plaza

200 Bay Street, Toronto

Southwest corner of Bay Street and Wellington Street West



For further information: Bob Stellick, 416-347-3191,; Brian Findlay, 416-802-4062,; Jackie Braden, 416-318-7950,


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