MONTREAL – The Mayor of Montreal, Gérald Tremblay, and Manon Barbe, member of the Montreal Executive Committee responsible for sports, recreation and international sports events, paid tribute today to the Montreal athletes who took part in the 2012 London Olympic Games. The ceremony, which took place at Montreal City Hall, was attended by several athletes as well as members of the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee.

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From left, Paralympian Benoit Huot, Mayor Tremblay and Roseline Filion are seen at a special ceremony to honour 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at City Hall in Montreal Monday.
COC photo: Kristina Velan

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From left, Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut, Manon Barbe, diver Jennifer Abel and Mayor Gérald Tremblay are seen at a special ceremony to honour 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at City Hall in Montreal Monday.
COC photo: Kristina Velan

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From left, Synchronized swimmers Elise Marcotte, (coach) Julie Sauve, Valerie Welsh and Stephanie Durocher are seen at a special ceremony to honour 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at City Hall in Montreal Monday.
COC photo: Kristina Velan

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From left, Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut, Manon Barbe, swimmer Samantha Cheverton, Mayor Gérald Tremblay and Canadian Paralympic Committee Executive Francois Robert  are seen at a special ceremony to honour 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at City Hall in Montreal Monday.
COC photo: Kristina Velan

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From left, Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut, Manon Barbe, divers Rosaline Filion and Meaghan Benfeito and Mayor Gérald Tremblay are seen at a special ceremony to honour 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at City Hall in Montreal Monday.
COC photo: Kristina Velan

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Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes hailing from Montreal stand with their coaches at a special ceremony to honour 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at City Hall in Montreal Monday.
COC photo: Kristina Velan

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From left, Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut, Manon Barbe, fencer Phillippe Beaudry, Mayor Gérald Tremblay and Canadian Paralympic Committee Executive Francois Robert are seen at a special ceremony to honour 2012 Olympians and Paralympians at City Hall in Montreal Monday.
COC photo: Kristina Velan

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

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eve.carle@ville.montreal.qc.ca

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