COC to hold virtual press conference ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony
TOKYO (July 22, 2021) – The Canadian Olympic Committee will be holding a virtual press conference ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Media are invited to participate in a live Q&A.
Tricia Smith, four-time Olympian and COC President
David Shoemaker, COC CEO & Secretary General
Eric Myles, COC Chief Sport Officer
Marnie McBean, three-time Olympic champion and Team Canada’s Chef de Mission
Dr. Mike Wilkinson, Team Canada’s Chief Medical Officer
Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 6:00pm EST // Friday, July 23, 2021 at 7:00am JST
Media interested in participating are asked to register on Zoom :
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the virtual media availability.
Note for Broadcast Media
Please note that CBC/Radio-Canada will be providing a feed through the Television Operation Centre should you be interested in taking the press conference live.
Stereo feed, Nat sound only (no translation from Pool)
Trouble number for broadcast: 416-205-2575
Trouble number for streaming: 416-205-3848
Note: The press conference will be recorded and made available on olympic.ca/press-resources. The speakers will not be made available for 1-1 interviews following the press conference.
TEAM CANADA CONTACTS:
Josh Su, Press Operations Lead
Thomas Hall, Communications Lead & Press Chief