Assignment/Lifestyle/Sports/City/Photo Editors: Photo Opportunity - McDonald's(R) Champion Kids from China and Canada Celebrate Transition to Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games with Friendly Game of Shinny

    TORONTO, Aug. 13 /CNW/ - On Wednesday August 20th, the Chinese and
Canadian McDonald's Champion Kids will come together in true Olympic spirit
for a special gathering to mark the transition from Beijing to Vancouver at
the Canada Olympic House.
    Come watch as they celebrate the uniting power of sport, with Canadian
diver and three-time Olympian Alexandre Despatie in attendance, with a
traditional Chinese gift exchange followed by a game of street hockey.
    This event marks the halfway point in a journey-of-a-lifetime for
Canada's McDonald's Champion Kids, Emily Bulten and Max Newton, who are
experiencing the Games first hand, meeting athletes, visiting cultural sites
and interacting with other kids from across the globe.

    What:   Transition event with McDonald's Champion Kids from China and
            Canada Traditional gift exchange and street hockey game

    Who:    Alexandre Despatie, Canadian diver and three-time Olympian
            Emily Bulten, Canadian McDonald's Champion Kid
            Max Newton, Canadian McDonald's Champion Kid
            Chinese McDonald's Champion Kids

    When:   Wednesday, August 20th, 2008
            10:30 a.m.

    Where:  Canada Olympic House
            Beichen East Road No. 8 Cunzhang building
            Chao Yang District -- Beijing

For further information:

For further information: Beijing: Adam Wall, GolinHarris, (416)
648-1553,; Canada: Valerie Mendonca, GolinHarris, (416)

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