Media Advisory - TO2015 to Announce Parapan Am Games Torch Relay Route and Open Torchbearer Contest

Special event to take place at the CN Tower, the Official Attraction of the Games

TORONTO, April 2, 2015 /CNW/ - The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) will make its first announcement regarding the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President's Choice® and OLG.

On Tuesday, April 7, special guest Chelsey Gotell, Paralympian and Parapan Am multi-medallist, will help announce the details of the largest-ever Parapan Am Games Torch Relay and open TO2015's torchbearer contest.

With this news, Canadians can enter online for their chance to be a Parapan Am torchbearer and mark their calendars with the special day that the Parapan Am flame will be in their community. TO2015 will also release a map that pinpoints the communities where the Parapan Am flame will visit.


11 a.m. to noon (ET), Tuesday, April 7


Chelsey Gotell, Paralympic and Parapan Am multi-medallist and world record holder, swimming

Saäd Rafi, chief executive officer, TO2015


CN Tower, 301 Front Street West, Toronto (main level)

Saäd Rafi and Chelsey Gotell will be available for one-on-one interviews after the announcement.

More information about the torch relay can be found at

SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

For further information: Carlene Siopis, Manager, Marketing and Communications, 647.206.0259,

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