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Special Olympics Québec – Montreal, March 5, 2016 – There are just a few hours to go before the closing of the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games, which took place from March 1st to 5th.

After participating in the Games, the Team Québec 2016 delegation, consisting of 51 athletes, 1 mission leader, 1 team manager, 5 operations assistants, 7 head coaches and 10 assistant coaches, for a total of 75 people, will return to Quebec this Sunday, March 6th. The sports in which they have competed so enthusiastically are Floor Hockey, Snowshoeing, Alpine Skiing, Cross-country Skiing, Speed Skating, Figure Skating and Curling.

Join the athletes’ families and supporters as they celebrate our team’s return from Corner Brook. After giving the best of themselves and enjoying an unforgettable experience, the athletes’ reunions with their families promise to be very emotional.



When: This Sunday, March 6th

Where: Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport – domestic arrivals

Airlines: Air Canada flight 406 and Air Transat (charter)

Time:   First flight AC 406 – scheduled to arrive at 11:20 am

            Second flight Air Transat (charter) – scheduled to arrive at 13:55 pm


Special Olympics Québec wishes to salute the courage and determination of all the athletes who have participated in the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games in Corner Brook and to congratulate all those who won medals.

About Special Olympics Québec

Thanks to the support of companies and individuals who provide more than 90% of its funding, Special Olympics Québec offers training programs and a network of competitions year-round, everywhere in Quebec, to more than 6,250 athletes aged 2 and over with an intellectual disability. The sports programs in 17 disciplines are intended to encourage and improve the fitness, self-esteem and social integration of people living with intellectual disabilities.



Hélène Sabatini
Communication Director
Special Olympics Québec
514 843-8778 poste 227
C 514 592-9765