BMW Group Canada Joins Canadian Olympic Family

MONTREAL – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced a new high performance partnership with the world’s No. 1 brand of luxury automobile. The partnership was launched at an exciting event in Montreal featuring no less than five of Canada’s top Olympians, including: Roseline Fillion, London 2012 Bronze Medallist, Diving;  Antoine Valois-Fortier, London 2012 Bronze Medallist, Judo; Andréanne Morin, London 2012 Silver Medallist, Rowing; Martine Dugrenier, London 2012 Olympian, Wrestling; and Sergio Pessoa, London 2012 Olympian, Judo.

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London 2012 Canadian Olympic bronze medallist Roseline Filion, left, and silver medallist Andreanne Morin have fun next to the Motorrad Bike at the unveiling of a four-year sponsorship deal with BMW in Montreal, Friday.
COC photo: Graham Hughes

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From left, London 2012 Canadian Olympian Sergio Pessoa, bronze medallist Roseline Filion, Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut, President and CEO, BMW Group Canada, Eduardo Villaverde, bronze medallist Antoine Valois-Fortier, silver medallist Andreanne Morin and Olympian Martine Dugrenier pose for a photograph next to a BMW M6 at the unveiling of a four-year sponsorship deal with BMW in Montreal, Friday.
COC photo: Graham Hughes

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London 2012 Canadian Olympic Team bronze medallist Roseline Filion poses next to a BMW M6 during the unveiling of a four-year sponsorship deal with BMW in Montreal, Friday.
COC photo: Graham Hughes

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Marcel Aubut, President of the Canadian Olympic Committee speaks at the unveiling of a four-year sponsorship deal with BMW in Montreal, Friday.
COC photo: Graham Hughes

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Eduardo Villaverde, president and CEO, BMW Group Canada speaks at the unveiling of a four-year sponsorship deal with BMW and the Canadian Olympic Team in Montreal, Friday.
COC photo: Graham Hughes

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London 2012 Canadian Olympic bronze medallist Roseline Filion, left, and silver medallist Andreanne Morin have fun next to the Motorrad Bike at the unveiling of a four-year sponsorship deal with BMW in Montreal, Friday.
COC photo: Graham Hughes

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Canadian Olympians Antoine Valois-Fortier, left, and Sergio Pessoa take a look inside a BMW M6 at the unveiling of a four-year sponsorship deal with BMW in Montreal, Friday.
COC photo: Graham Hughes

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