TORONTO – The Canadian Olympic Committee and the Toronto Blue Jays will celebrate International Olympic Day, recognized world-wide on June 23rd, commemorating the founding of the modern Olympic Movement. Jason Burnett, Beijing 2008 Olympic silver medallist and proud Torontonian will be on hand to throw the opening pitch at the Toronto Blue Jays vs. Baltimore Orioles game on June 23, 2013. Media are invited for interviews and photo opportunities.

WHO: Jason Burnett, Beijing 2008 Olympic silver medallist,
London 2012 Olympian, Trampoline

WHEN: Sunday, June 23, 2013
1:00pm EST

WHERE: Rogers Centre
1 Blue Jays Way
Toronto, ON

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 Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:

Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
Cell: 514-206-6720
Email: lbeaudin@olympic.ca

Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell: 416-540-1788
Email: jalmeida@olympic.ca

Dimitri Soudas, Executive Director, Communications
Tel: 416-324-4136 / Cell: 289-388-6419
Email: dsoudas@olympic.ca