OTTAWA, Dec. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - As Minister of State (Sport), I offer my
heartfelt congratulations to the victorious men and women curlers of
the 2013 Tim Horton's Roar of the Rings in Winnipeg.
The men's team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, led by skip Brad Jacobs
and including third Ryan Fry, second E.J. Harnden, lead Ryan Harnden,
alternate Caleb Flaxey, and Coach Tom Coulterman, defeated Team Morris
in the final. The women's team from Winnipeg, Manitoba, led by skip
Jennifer Jones alongside third Kaitlyn Lawes, second Jill Officer, lead
Dawn McEwen, alternate Kirsten Wall, and coach Janet Arnott, defeated
Team Middaugh to claim the title.
Our athletes are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. That is
why our Government is proud to provide continued support to our
athletes who will proudly represent our great nation.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all these athletes the very best as
they prepare to compete on the biggest stage in the world of sport.
This is an incredible milestone in your sport careers, and all
Canadians will be cheering for you and your teammates as you continue
your pursuit of world-class athletic excellence.
SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
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Office of the Honourable Bal Gosal, P.C., M.P.
Minister of State (Sport)