OLYMPIAN MURPHY TO BE HONOURED TONIGHT

 

TORONTO, Canadian Paralmypic Committee – The Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Committees are proud to announce that London 2012 athletes will be receiving the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in Montreal on Thursday, February 28, 2013.

In addition, the CPC and the COC will be presenting additional Diamond Jubilee Medals to individuals who have helped grow the Olympic and Paralympic movements in Canada. Media are invited to attend to capture remarks, photo-opportunity and one-on-one interviews.

WHO:
Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
François Robert, Executive Director, Partnerships, Canadian Paralympic Committee

London 2012 Olympians

  • Stéphanie Durocher, Synchronized Swimming
  • Jo-Annie Fortin, Synchronized Swimming
  • Tracy Little, Synchronized Swimming
  • Andréanne Morin, Silver Medallist, Rowing
  • Antoine Valois-Fortier, Bronze Medallist, Judo
  • Sergio Pessoa, Judo
  • Marie-Andrée Lessard, Beach Volleyball
  • Pierre-Luc Hinse, Table Tennis
  • Annie Martin, Beach Volleyball
  • Lizanne Murphy, Basketball
  • Douglas Vandor, Rowing

London 2012 Paralympians

  • Norbert Murphy, Bronze Medallist, Archery
  • Lyne Tremblay, Archery
  • Michel Filteau, Athletics
  • Marie-Eve Croteau, Cycling
  • Robert Labbé, Cycling
  • Dominique Mainguy, Cycling
  • Marie-Claude Molnar, Bronze Medallist, Cycling
  • Bruno Haché, Goalball
  • Aurélie Rivard, Silver Medallist, Swimming
  • Elaine Allard, Wheelchair Basketball
  • Pierre Mainville, Wheelchair Fencing

Canadian Olympic Committee Builders

  • Jean Grenier, Calgary 1988 Chef de Mission
  • Michael Chambers, Canadian Olympic Committee Immediate Past President, Atlanta 1996 Chef de Mission
  • Nathalie Lambert, Vancouver 2010 Chef de Mission
  • Fred Blaney, Olympian, Official (IJFA) Judo Referee, COC Session Member
  • Julia Rivard, Olympian, Canoe Kayak Canada Board Member

Canadian Paralympic Committee Builders

  • Michel Bérubé, Swimming coach of London 2012 Paralympians Camille Berube, Brianna Jennett-McNeill, Devin Gotell
  • Pierre Lamy, Swimming coach of Benoît Huot, winner of gold, silver and bronze medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
  • Peter Carpenter, Swimming coach of Valérie Grand’Maison, winner of one gold and two silver medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
  • France Latendresse, Swimming coach of Aurélie Rivard, winner of a silver medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games

WHEN:
Thursday, February 28, 2013
6:30 p.m. EST

WHERE: 
Sofitel Montréal – Salle Picasso, 2nd Floor
1155 Sherbrooke St. West
Montreal, Quebec