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Olympic swim team nominees to be announced

MONTREAL. – The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) will introduce the Canadian swimmers being nominated to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team over the course of two events in Montreal April 1 and 2.

The swimmers nominated to the Canadian Olympic Team will be introduced after the final race of the 2012 Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Swimming Trials in Montreal on Sunday night.

The next morning, Montrealers are invited to watch as they will travel through Montreal, riding atop a double-decker bus to connect with the city, culminating at a press event at RBC’s Place Ville-Marie location.

Sunday, April 1

What: Announcement regarding swimmers nominated to the Canadian Olympic Team
Photo Opportunity

Who: Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee;
Mark Tewksbury, 2012 Canadian Olympic Team Chef de Mission;
Hon. Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism)
Swimmers nominated to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team

When: Sunday, April 1 2012

9:15 p.m. EDT

Where: Olympic Aquatic Complex Pool (pool deck)
3200 Viau St.
Montreal, QC

Monday, April 2

What: Announcement regarding swimmers nominated to the Canadian Olympic Team
Photo Opportunity

Who: Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
Sylvie Bernier, Assistant Chef de Mission, 2012 Canadian Olympic Team
Micheline Martin, Regional President, Quebec, RBC
Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montreal
Swimmers nominated to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team

When: Monday, April 2 2012
Bus leaves Intercontinental Hotel at 11:30 a.m. EDT
Bus arrives at RBC Montreal Place Ville-Marie at 11:45 a.m. EDT

Where: InterContinental Montreal
360 St. Antoine Street West
Montreal, Quebec

RBC
1 Place Ville-Marie, entrance hall
South Wing, near René-Lévesque boulevard
Montreal, Quebec

Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:

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