OTTAWA, Dec. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to
the athletes who have been named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Women's
The 21 athletes named to the 2014 Olympic team include 12 players who
won the gold medal in the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and six who are at
least double gold medalists. Canada will cheer them on as they defend
their Olympic title and aim for a fourth consecutive gold medal in
Our athletes are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. That is
why our Government is proud to provide continued support for Olympic
sports and our Canadian Olympic athletes who will proudly represent
this great nation on the world stage.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all our players, as well as head
coach Kevin Dineen and his coaching staff, the very best of success as
they prepare to represent Canada, in February, in Sochi, Russia. This
is an incredible milestone in their sport careers, and all Canadians
will be cheering for them on in their pursuit of world-class athletic
excellence at the Olympic Winter Games.
Visit hockeycanada.ca for information on all members of our Olympic Women's Hockey Team.
SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
For further information:
(media only), please contact:
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Bal Gosal, P.C., M.P.
Minister of State (Sport)