Media advisory - Paralympic rowing crew to be nominated to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

-Media availability scheduled for July 26 in London, Ont.-

LONDON, ON, July 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Rowing Canada Aviron and the Canadian Paralympic Committee will announce the crew of five para-rowers who will be nominated to represent Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games this September.

Canada's para-rowing team won gold last month at the 2016 World Rowing Cup III in Poznan, Poland, and bronze at the 2015 world championships.

Media are invited to meet and interview athletes at their training centre on Fanshawe Lake in London, Ont. on Tuesday, July 26.

Para-rowers nominated to Team Canada for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
John Wetzstein, Head Coach, Para-Rowing Program, Rowing Canada Aviron
Peter Cookson, High Performance Director, Rowing Canada Aviron
Catherine Gosselin-Després, Executive Director, Sport, Canadian Paralympic Committee

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
10:45 a.m.

Fanshawe Lake
1424 Clarke Road
London, Ont. N5V 5B9


SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

For further information: Kate Bascom, RCA, Media Relations and Communications, Cell: 250-588-9180, Email:; Alison Korn, Senior Manager, Media Relations & Communications, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Tel : 613-569-4333 x243 / Cell : 613-298-4927, Email:


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