Beach Volleyball Nominees Have Sunny Approach to London 2012

Toronto– There was a definite spike in Olympic enthusiasm today as men’s and women’s beach volleyball teams battled it out on the beaches of Ashbridge’s Bay in competition for right to be nominated to the Canadian Olympic Team. When the sand had settled, the women’s team of Marie-Andrée Lessard and Annie Martin, and the men’s team of Josh Binstock and Martin Reader earned their nominations for London 2012.

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(Left to right) Canadian Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General Christopher Overholt and Volleyball Canada President Hugh Wong present Josh Binstock and Martin Reader with their ticket to the London 2012 Olympic Games after the duo were nominated to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team in Toronto July 7, 2012.
Photo by Salvatore Sacco

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(Left to right) Canadian Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General Christopher Overholt and Volleyball Canada President Hugh Wong present Marie-Andrée Lessard and Annie Martin with their ticket to the London 2012 Olympic Games after the duo were nominated to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team in Toronto July 7, 2012.
Photo by Salvatore Sacco

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Josh Binstock competes for a spot on the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team at an event in Toronto July 7, 2012. He and partner Martin Reader won the match, earning a spot in London.
Photo by Salvatore Sacco

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Marie-Andrée sets up partner Annie Martin in a match to qualify for the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team July 7, 2012 in Toronto. The duo will represent Canada at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Photo by Salvatore Sacco

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