Video B-Roll available via CNW - Medals Awarded to Conclude WorldSkills Calgary 2009

    TORONTO, Sept. 7 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Broadcast
On-Demand web download:

    STORY SUMMARY: A boisterous international crowd filled the Stampede
Corral in Calgary, Alberta as medalists were announced during the Closing
Ceremony of the 40th WorldSkills Competition. Team Canada competitors took
home eight medals, topping their previous record of six medals in 2007 in
Shizuoka, Japan.
    The week-long celebration and showcase of skill brought together the
finest young professionals in trades and technologies from 51 member
countries/regions. More than 900 competitors in 45 skills, ranging from
fashion technology to mobile robotics, vied for the gold medals and awards
over four days of intense, often highly stressful competition. Total
attendance for the event, including opening and closing ceremonies, was

    SHOT LIST: Clip of David Hoey, Chief Executive Officer, WorldSkills
International. B-roll includes WorldSkills Calgary 2009 Closing Ceremony teams
and supporters (including Sweden, Luxembourg, Japan, UK, Canada, France,
Korea, Germany, Norway, New Zealand, etc); generic crowd shots; competitors
being awarded medals (including Canada, Austria, Brazil, etc).

    WEB Video Preview and Download link:

    TIME OF POSTING: available now
    DATE OF POSTING: September 7, 2009

    All video can be viewed by clicking on the link. Broadcast quality video
    is available for download by accredited journalists. Please contact for access.


    Laurie Stretch, WorldSkills Calgary 2009, (403) 617-4798, or
    Karissa Boley, WorldSkills Calgary 2009, (403) 988-2888, or

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