Media Advisory - Media availability with judo athletes nominated to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

MONTREAL, June 23, 2016 /CNW/ - On Tuesday June 28, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Judo Canada will host a media availability with the Canadian judo teams headed to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Media interviews will be preceded by a public training session during which you will be able to take pictures and b-roll.

Note that this will be the last opportunity to meet and interview the Olympic judo athletes before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.

Please confirm your attendance to Marie-Hélène Chisholm at Judo Canada: or 514-592-9925.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
10:00 a.m. EDT

Institut national du sport du Québec
4141 Pierre-De-Coubertin Avenue
Montreal, QC

Judo athletes nominated for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games
Nicolas Gill, High Performance Director and Head Coach, Judo Canada
Andrzej Sadej, Head Coach, Para-Judo team and Sport Director, Judo Canada


SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

For further information: Judo Canada: Marie-Hélène Chisholm, High Performance Manager, Tel: 514-592-9925, Email:; Canadian Olympic Committee Press Office: Cherry Ye, Program Manager, Media Relations, Tel: 416-324-4123 / Cell: 416-427-4341, Email:; Ricky Landry, Manager, Corporate Communications, Tel: 514-861-3696/ Cell: 514-229-4833, Email:; Canadian Paralympic Committee Press Office: Louis Daignault, Coordinator, Communications, Tel: 613-569-4333 x237 / Cell: 613-297-1455, Email:; Alison Korn, Senior Manager, Media Relations & Communications, Tel : 613-569-4333 x243 / Cell : 613-298-4927, Email:


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