TORONTO, July 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Today marks both the 11th anniversary of winning the right to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and the formal closure of the project known as the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Organizing Committee (VANOC).
The Canadian Olympic Committee proudly released the following statement:
"In 2010, we invited the world into our home and the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games were delivered in world-class style. Congratulations to the leadership of VANOC and everyone involved on executing a fabulously Canadian multi-sport celebration. Many Canadians, including Olympians, look back on Vancouver with tremendous affection and pride. Without question, it was and remains still today, a special moment in our nation's history."
– Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
SOURCE: Canadian Olympic Committee
For further information: Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office: Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations, Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell: 416-540-1788, Email: [email protected]; Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations, Cell: 514-206-6720, Email: [email protected]; This document is also available at www.olympic.ca