/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - TO2015 to Hand Over Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium to York University/

New facility to leave legacy for communities and high-performance sport

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) is handing over the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium to York University.

A ceremonial key will be handed over from Saad Rafi, chief executive officer, TO2015, to Mamdouh Shoukri, president and vice-chancellor, York University. Legacy users of these venues, including Canadian track stars and TORONTO 2015 Pan Am medalists Khamica Bingham and Nikkita Holder, and university students will be in attendance.

CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium

What: Photo opportunity with a ceremonial key at the outdoor track, and interview availability will follow.

Who: Saäd Rafi, chief executive officer, TO2015
Mamdouh Shoukri, president and vice-chancellor, York University
The Honourable Mario Sergio, MPP, York West
Khamica Bingham, Canadian sprinter and York University alumna, TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games bronze medallist, 4 x 100 m relay
Nikkita Holder, Canadian hurdler, TORONTO 2015 Pan Am bronze medallist, 100 m hurdles
Members of the York University varsity track and field team

When: Thursday, September 17 at 10:30 a.m. (ET)

Where: York University, Ian MacDonald Boulevard/Ottawa Road
Parking will be available at the Northwest Gate lot.
MAP: http://images.toronto2015.org/system/asset_pdfs/3060/original/VTOM-V1-YOR-CTC.pdf?1421963080

SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

For further information: Heather Irwin, Coordinator, Media Relations, TO2015, 416.303.9753, heather.irwin@toronto2015.org

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