HONG KONG, Aug. 21 /CNW/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee will hold a
conference call for Eric Lamaze (Schomberg, Ont.), medallist tonight in Show
Jumping. Lamaze is currently entering a jump off against Swedish rider
Rolf-Goran Bengtsson to determine which medal he will receive - either gold or
silver. The call will take place at approximately 1:00 a.m. - local time in
Hong Kong (1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time) on Aug. 22.
Earlier this week, Lamaze won a silver medal in Team Jumping along with
teammates Ian Millar, Mac Cone and Jill Henselwood.
The medal will bring Canada's count to 15, surpassing its totals from
both Athens in 2004 (12; three gold, six silver and three bronze) and Sydney
in 2000 (14; three gold, three silver, eight bronze). Canada currently has two
gold, seven silver and five bronze medals.
Media are asked to call Bell Canada Conferencing at 416-405-9115 (add
prefix '001' if calling from China). The Conference ID number is 3269301.
Note -- timing of the conference call is subject to the press conference
For further information:
For further information: Steve Keogh at 011-86-1-500-772-4275