Synchro Canada National Team in Toronto for Shiseido Canadian Open

TORONTO, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Join Synchro Canada and Pan Am Games gold medal hopefuls at the 2015 Shiseido Canadian Open Synchronized Swimming Championships, taking place at the new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre from April 29May 2, 2015.

Media is invited to speak with the athletes and see Team Canada train on Thursday, April 30.

Canadian Duet swimmers - favoured to win gold at the 2015 Pan Am Games and qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics - Karine Thomas & Jacqueline Simoneau, will be on hand at this international competition, as well as GTA-based athletes Rebecca Maule & Lisa Sanders, team captain Marie-Lou Morin and Senior National Team Head Coach Meng Chen

Date:

Thursday, April 30, 2015



Timing and Key

Visuals/Interviews:

9:00 am – 11:00 am (EDT) :  Video/Photography of training session

11:00 am – 12:00 noon (EDT) : Interview availability



Location:

Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre (TPASC)

875 Morningside Ave

Toronto, ON M1C 0C7



Participants:

ATHLETES

BALL, Janelle (Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC)

BRISSON, Gabriella (Calgary, AB)

FRAPPIER, Annabelle (Saint-Hyacinthe, QC)

GILL, Sandy (Coquitlam, BC)

HARROWER, Rebecca (Edmonton, AB)

HOLZNER, Claudia (Calgary, AB)

MAULE, Rebecca (Guelph, ON)

MIKELBERG, Lisa (Montreal, QC)

MORIN, Marie-Lou (Westmount, QC)

NEALON, Samantha (Morriston, ON)

SANDERS, Lisa (Gormley, ON)

SAVARD, Elizabeth (Laval, QC)

SIMONEAU, Jacqueline (Saint-Laurent, QC)

THOMAS, Karine (Gatineau, QC)

 

COACHING STAFF

MENG, Chen (Head Coach)

PICHÉ, Lyne (Assistant Coach)

GOUTSEVA, Anastassia (Assistant Coach)

 

The complete event schedule is available at www.2015shiseidoopen.com. All team members can be interviewed; please send specific requests in advance to shawn@synchro.ca.

SOURCE Synchro Canada

For further information: or to book an interview time, please contact: Jennifer Chappell, Harbinger, jchappell@harbingerideas.com, 416.960.5100 x264; Shawn Keba, Synchro Canada, shawn@synchro.ca, 905.781.4424

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