Canadian Olympic Team To March In Toronto’s Pride Parade For First Time

TORONTO – Canadian Olympians will join hundreds of thousands of fans and spectators in celebrating Pride Week festivities in Toronto by participating in the 33rd annual Pride Parade. Media are invited for photos and interview opportunities.

WHO: Mark Tewksbury, 1992 Olympic gold medallist, Swimming
Marnie McBean, three-time Olympic gold medallist, Rowing
Rosie MacLennan, 2012 Olympic gold medallist, Trampoline
Jason Burnett, 2008 Olympic silver medallist, Trampoline
Adam van Koeverden, four-time Olympic medallist, Canoe/Kayak Sprint
Mark Oldershaw, 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, Canoe/Kayak Sprint
Rachelle Viinberg, 2012 Olympic silver medallist, Rowing
Rosie Cossar, 2012 Olympian, Rhythmic Gymnastics
Annamay Pierse, 2008 Olympian, Swimming
Kristan Burley, 1996 Olympian, Artistic Gymnastics
Dominique Bosshart, 2000 Olympic bronze medallist, Taekwondo
Christopher Overholt, CEO & Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee

WHEN: Sunday June 30, 2013
2:00pm EST

WHERE: Parade route starts at Bloor Street & Church StreetBloor & Church
Toronto, ON
Parade route: http://goo.gl/5vQUg

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