/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Press conference with the Canadian Team ahead of ISU World Cup Short Track to be held in Toronto/

The ISU Short Track World Cup will take place November 6-8 at MasterCard Centre

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the Canadian national short track speed skating team are inviting media representatives to come and meet them at a press conference Tuesday, November 3, at 2 pm at the Dockside 9 room of the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel (1, Harbour Square) in Toronto, a few days prior to the second ISU Short Track World Cup stage of the season, which will be the first-ever international speed skating competition to be held in Toronto, and will take place at MasterCard Centre, November 6-8.

Skaters on the Canadian team, including Olympic medalists Charles Hamelin, Marianne St-Gelais, Valérie Maltais, François Hamelin and Charle Cournoyer, will be there, as well as Speed Skating Canada's head coaches for the men's and women's short track national teams, Frédéric Blackburn and Derrick Campbell, in addition to the honorary president for this event, silver Olympic medalist Amanda Overland, from Cambridge, Ontario.

WHEN AND WHAT?   

Tuesday, November 3

2 pm




Press conference with the Canadian Short Track Speed Skating Team



WHO?                         

Members of the Canadian team to take part in the 2015 ISU Short Track

Speed Skating World Cup in Toronto, including Olympic medalists Charles

Hamelin, Marianne St-Gelais, Valérie Maltais, François Hamelin and Charle

Cournoyer




Speed Skating Canada's head coaches for the men's and women's short

track national teams, Frédéric Blackburn and Derrick Campbell



WHERE?                   

Dockside 9 room of the Westin Harbour Castle

1, Harbour Square, Toronto

About the 2015 ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in Toronto
The 2015 ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in Toronto, set to take place from November 6 to 8 at MasterCard Centre, will feature the best short track speed skaters in the world as part of the second stage of the 2015-2016 season. There will be six World Cups stages overall around the world.

The organizing committee for the 2015 ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in Toronto would like to thank its partners and sponsors:

Corporate partners: Intact, Li-Ning, Usana, The Westin Harbour Castle, Snapd, 7-11, City-Chevrolet Buick Cadillac GMC

Government partners: Government of Canada, Tourism Toronto, City of Toronto

Sports partners: ISU, Ontario Speed Skating Association and Speed Skating Canada

SOURCE Speed Skating Canada

Image with caption: "2015 ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup in Toronto (CNW Group/Speed Skating Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151102_C6333_PHOTO_EN_534163.jpg

For further information: Patrick Godbout, Communications & Media Relations Manager, Speed Skating Canada, Email: pgodbout@speedskating.ca, Phone: 514 213-9897, Website: www.speedskating.ca, Facebook: www.facebook.com/SSC.PVC, Twitter: www.twitter.com/SSC_PVC

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