SECTIONS

Get your Olympic I.D. for early access to exclusive content, promotions, contests and email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.

Link other accounts

Logout
FR

Canadian Olympic Team Official Website

Montreal-Area Olympic And Paralympic Athletes, Coaches And Builders To Receive Queen Elizabeth Ii Diamond Jubilee Medal

TORONTO - The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees are proud to announce that London 2012 athletes will be receiving the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in Montreal on Thursday, February 28, 2013.

In addition, the CPC and the COC will be presenting additional Diamond Jubilee Medals to individuals who have helped grow the Olympic and Paralympic movements in Canada.  Media are invited to attend to capture remarks, photo-opportunity and one-on-one interviews.

WHO:
Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
François Robert, Executive Director, Partnerships
Canadian Paralympic Committee

London 2012 Olympians
Stéphanie Durocher, Synchronized Swimming
Jo-Annie Fortin, Synchronized Swimming
Tracy Little, Synchronized Swimming
Andréanne Morin, Silver Medallist, Rowing
Antoine Valois-Fortier, Bronze Medallist, Judo
Sergio Pessoa, Judo
Marie-Andrée Lessard, Beach Volleyball
Pierre-Luc Hinse, Table Tennis
Annie Martin, Beach Volleyball
Lizanne Murphy, Basketball
Douglas Vandor, Rowing

London 2012 Paralympians
Norbert Murphy, Bronze Medallist, Archery
Lyne Tremblay, Archery
Michel Filteau, Athletics
Marie-Eve Croteau, Cycling
Robert Labbé, Cycling
Dominique Mainguy, Cycling
Marie-Claude Molnar, Bronze Medallist, Cycling
Bruno Haché, Goalball
Aurélie Rivard, Silver Medallist, Swimming
Elaine Allard, Wheelchair Basketball
Pierre Mainville, Wheelchair Fencing

Canadian Olympic Committee Builders
Jean Grenier, Calgary 1988 Chef de Mission
Michael Chambers, Canadian Olympic Committee Immediate
Past President, Atlanta 1996 Chef de Mission
Nathalie Lambert, Vancouver 2010 Chef de Mission
Fred Blaney, Olympian, Official (IJFA) Judo Referee,
COC Session Member
Julia Rivard, Olympian, Canoe Kayak Canada Board Member

Canadian Paralympic Committee Builders
Michel Bérubé, Swimming coach of London 2012 Paralympians Camille Berube,
Brianna Jennett-McNeill, Devin Gotell
Pierre Lamy, Swimming coach of Benoît Huot, winner of gold, silver and bronze
medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
Peter Carpenter, Swimming coach of Valérie Grand’Maison, winner of one gold
and two silver medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
France Latendresse, Swimming coach of Aurélie Rivard, winner of a silver medal
at the London 2012 Paralympic Games

WHEN:
Thursday, February 28, 2013
6:30 p.m. EST

WHERE:
Sofitel Montréal – Salle Picasso, 2nd Floor
1155 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, Quebec

-30-

Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
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

Canadian Paralympic Committee Media Office:
Alison Korn, Manager, Media Relations and Communications
Phone: 613-569-4333, ext # 243 / Cell: 613-298-4927
Email: akorn@paralympic.ca

Martin Richard, Executive Director, Communications & Marketing
Phone: 613-569-4333, ext # 224 / Cell: 613-725-4339
Email: mrichard@paralympic.ca

Canadian Olympic ID

Contact Us

Yvon Long
Senior Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 514-861-5180 / Cell: 514-206-6720
Email: ylong@olympic.ca

Upcoming Games

2016 Rio 2018 PyeongChang

Partner ProgramsSee All

RBC Olympians

RBC Olympians

The RBC Olympians Program, which began in 2002, is a national initiative that provides elite athletes with an opportunity to…

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 352 other followers

Get your free Olympic I.D.

Get your Olympic I.D. for early access to exclusive content, contests and email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.