Media Advisory: CSIO Rio Celebration of Rio Olympic & Paralympic Athletes
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario – TORONTO (October 24, 2016) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) will be hosting a celebration for the Rio Olympic and Paralympic athletes supported by CSIO on Wednesday October 26th, 2016.
Media are invited for broadcast, interviews and photo opportunities.
Nikkita Holder, Rio 2016 Olympian, Athletics
Ben Titley, Rio 2016 Olympic Head Coach, Swimming
Team Canada Rio 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Athletes & Medallists including:
Penny Oleksiak, 4-Time Rio 2016 Olympic Medallist, Swimming
Derek Drouin, Rio 2016 Olympic Gold Medallist, Athletics
Sandrine Mainville, Rio 2016 Olympic Bronze Medallist, Swimming
Kylie Masse, Rio 2016 Olympic Bronze Medallist, Swimming
Paul Tingley, Rio 2016 Paralympic Bronze Medallist, Sailing
Debbie Low – CEO, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Chris Rudge – Chair, Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
A Representative of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport
* Athlete availability subject to change without notice.
When: October 26th, 2016 from 3pm to 6pm (Formal remarks at 4pm)
Where: Canadian Sport Institute Ontario at Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre
875 Morningside Avenue, Suite 100
*Note: CSIO is located on the main floor at the North end of the facility.
Media are asked to please check-in at the event registration desk upon arrival.
About Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is a non-profit organization committed to the pursuit of excellence by providing world-class programs, services, and leadership to high performance athletes and coaches to enhance their ability to achieve international podium performances. CSIO offers athletes a range of sport science and sport medicine services including nutrition, physiology, biomechanics, strength & conditioning, mental performance, sport therapy and life services. CSIO also delivers programming and services to National and Provincial Sport Organizations and coaches to work towards building a stronger sport system in Ontario and Canada.
CSIO services approximately 700 high performance athletes and 250 coaches, at its main facility at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, its satellite location at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton, and in daily training environments across Ontario. CSIO is part of a larger network of 4 institutes and 3 multi-sport centres across the country known as the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, working in partnership with the Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee. CSIO is further supported by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, and the Coaching Association of Canada, along with the National and Provincial Sport Organizations within the sector. www.csiontario.ca
Laura Albright, Senior Communications Coordinator
Canadian Sport Institute Ontario
Tel: 416.596.1240 Ext. 238