OTTAWA, June 22, 2012 /CNW/ - As Minister of State (Sport), I am pleased to congratulate archery athletes Kevin Evans, Bob Hudson, Karen Van Nest, Lyne Tremblay, Norbert Murphy, Rob Cox, Vladimir Kopecky, and Linda Gagnon, who were nominated to the 2012 Canadian Paralympic Team.
As the largest single contributor to sport in this country, our Government is proud to support sport participation and excellence from playground to podium.
Canada is a top sport nation, and I, along with all Canadians, recognize the hard work and dedication of our athletes as they train toward this prestigious milestone in their sport careers.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all the best to our Canadian Paralympic Team athletes as they prepare for the Games. I would also like to thank the coaches, family, and officials who support and encourage the athletes who will proudly represent our country.
For further information:
Jenny Van Alstyne
Director of Communications
Office of the Honourable Bal Gosal, P.C., M.P.
Minister of State (Sport)