OTTAWA, July 25, 2012 /CNW/ - As Minister of State (Sport), I am pleased
to congratulate the athletes who were nominated to the 2012 Canadian
Paralympic Team in Judo, Shooting and Wheelchair Fencing.
Judo: Justin Karn, Timothy Rees, and Tony Walby
Shooting: Christos Trifonidis and Doug Blessin
Wheelchair Fencing: Pierre Mainville and Sylvie Morel
As the largest single contributor to sport in this country, our
Government is proud to support sport participation and excellence from
playground to podium.
Canada is a top sport nation, and I, along with all Canadians, recognize
the hard work and dedication of our athletes as they train toward this
prestigious milestone in their sport careers.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all the best to our Canadian
Paralympic Team athletes as they prepare for the Games. I would also
like to thank the coaches, family, and officials who support and
encourage the athletes who will proudly represent our country.
SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
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Jenny Van Alstyne
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Bal Gosal, P.C., M.P.
Minister of State (Sport)