September 10, 2013

CANADIAN OLYMPIC FAMILY CONGRATULATES NEW INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH

TORONTO – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee released the following statement of congratulations to the new President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach of Germany, who was elected on the final day of the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

“The many years Thomas Bach has devoted to leadership and advocacy for sport have now culminated in his election as the head of the world’s most prestigious sport body. On behalf of the entire Canadian Olympic family, congratulations to Mr. Bach on this enormous achievement. Canada looks forward to continuing our strong relationship with the IOC under his leadership and we wish him all the best as he continues to lead the progress of Olympism around the world. We also offer our heartfelt thanks to former President Jacques Rogge for his exceptional contribution to sport, and the lasting legacy of excellence that he leaves on the global sport community.”

– Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee

– 30 –

Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
Cell: 514-206-6720
Email: lbeaudin@olympic.ca

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

Top Team Canada Fans of the Week

Al Redpath

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 262140 points
  • Earned this week: 6505 points

Kerri McGregor

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 244694 points
  • Earned this week: 5950 points

Clay Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 240140 points
  • Earned this week: 5320 points

Judy Naslund

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 66817 points
  • Earned this week: 4800 points

jasper fleming

Current Level

Silver

  • Total: 3663 points
  • Earned this week: 3663 points
  • Next Level: Gold
  • Needed: 587 points

Ivy Tennis

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 197927 points
  • Earned this week: 2665 points

Teri-Lyn Stewart

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 12658 points
  • Earned this week: 2101 points

Adam Kohn

Current Level

Legend

  • Total: 83760 points
  • Earned this week: 2040 points

Website by zync.ca | Programmed by Trew Knowledge | Powered by WordPress.com VIP