Canadian Olympic Team Official Website

Regarding the Resignation of Swimming Canada CEO Pierre Lafontaine

TORONTO – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee issued the following statement on Swimming Canada CEO Pierre Lafontaine’s resignation and his new position as CEO of Canadian Interuniversity Sport:

“One simply cannot say enough good things about Pierre Lafontaine. During his time with Swimming Canada, both as CEO and as the head coach of the National Swimming Team, Pierre led by example, embraced new possibilities, and tackled challenges with the enthusiasm and determination of a true champion. Under his watch, Swimming Canada has produced truly world-class athletes, and can proudly sit among the strongest, best-organized and most well-respected National Sport Federations in the country.

“On behalf of the Canadian Olympic Committee, I wish Pierre all the best in his new role, and thank him for his extraordinary contribution to the sport of swimming in Canada.”
-Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee

– 30 –

Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell: 416-540-1788

Dimitri Soudas, Executive Director, Communications
Tel: 416-324-4136 / Cell: 289-388-6419

Olympic Club

Contact Us

Yvon Long
Senior Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 514-861-5180 / Cell: 514-206-6720

Upcoming Games

2016 Rio 2018 PyeongChang

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 880 other followers

Join the Canadian Olympic Club

Join the Canadian Olympic Club, an all-access community uniting and rewarding Team Canada fans – it’s free.

Gain points, rewards and get email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.