November 22, 2014


TORONTO – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee issued the following statement of congratulations to Bob Nicholson who was awarded the newly created COC President’s Award.

“I am so proud to present the very first ever COC President’s Award to Bob Nicholson, a sport leader, visionary and pioneer for the Olympic Movement in Canada. He is a builder who has successfully led Canada’s hockey program and athletes for decades. His career is full of amazing national and international experiences and accomplishments. On behalf of the COC, congratulations on making a positive impact during your stellar career, Bob.”
– Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee

Award purpose: To recognize an individual, group of individuals or entity that has, in a given period or through a specific project or activity, demonstrated a significant commitment to Olympism and the furtherance of Olympic ideals in or for Canada and the Canadian Olympic Committee.

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