Media Advisory - Rio 2016: Canada's first ever Paralympic triathletes to hold media availability in Rio

—Canadian squad to meet media Sept. 8 at Rio Othon Palace Hotel—

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Sept. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada's first-ever Paralympic triathlon team will be available for media interviews and photo opportunities at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8.

The Canadian Para-triathlon Team will meet media in the lobby of the Rio Othon Palace Hotel in Copacabana Beach, where the sport will make its Paralympic debut on Sept. 10 and 11.

First-ever Canadian para-triathletes to compete at a Paralympic Games
Stefan DanielCalgary, Alta.
Chantal GivensWinnipeg, Man.
Christine RobbinsOttawa, Ont.
Sasha BoultonOttawa, Ont.
Carolyn Murray – Head Coach, Para-triathlon
Athlete and coach bios are available at

September 8, 2016
5:30-6:00 p.m. BRT

Rio Othon Palace Hotel
Avenida Atlântica, 3264
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

ABOUT TEAM CANADA IN RIO: Canada has a team of 162 athletes competing in 19 sports at the Paralympic Games, Sept. 7 to 18. For more information, visit:

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SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

For further information: Chris Dornan, Media attaché for triathlon, rowing, canoe-kayak, Cell: 403-620-8731, Email:; Alison Korn, Senior Manager, Media Relations and Communications, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Rio cell: +55 (21) 99033-0131, Email:


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