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Media Advisory: Olympians To March In World Pride Parade

June 26, 2014

CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM TO MARCH IN WORLD PRIDE PARADE IN TORONTO
TORONTO – Canadian Olympians will join the hundreds of thousands of fans and spectators celebrating Pride Week festivities at the 2014 World Pride Parade in Toronto. Olympians will be joined by athletes and representatives from various sport organizations including You Can Play, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, the Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Argonauts. Media are invited for photos and interview opportunities.

WHO:      Adam van Koeverden, four-time Olympic medallist,
Canoe/Kayak Sprint
Anastasia Bucsis, two-time Olympian, Long-Track Speed Skating
Dylan Moscovitch, Sochi 2014 silver medallist, Figure Skating
Eric Radford, Sochi 2014 silver medallist, Figure Skating
Ken Pereira, Beijing 2008, Field-Hockey
Jonathan Lockwood, Beijing 2008, Baseball
John Fennell, Sochi 2014, Luge
Marnie McBean, three-time Olympic gold medallist, Rowing
Marie-Ève Marleau, Beijing 2008 Olympian, Diving
Natalie Spooner, Sochi 2014 gold medallist, Women’s Ice Hockey
Rosie Cossar, London 2012, Rhythmic Gymnastics
Sandra Sassine, two-time Olympian, Fencing
Sandra Levy, Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics Chef de mission,
two-time Olympian, Field-Hockey
Scott Sandison, Beijing 2008, Field-Hockey
Stella Umeh, Barcelona 1992, Gymnastics
Vanessa Crone, Vancouver 2010, Ice Dancing

WHEN:    Sunday June 29, 2014
1p.m. EST

WHERE:   Parade starts on the corner of Bloor Street and Church Street
Toronto, ON
Parade Route: http://bit.ly/1nBwMjJ

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