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Canadian Paralympic Committee -Canadian squad to meet media Sept. 8 at Rio Othon Palace Hotel-

Sept. 7, 2016 – RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Canada’s first-ever Paralympic triathlon team will be available for media interviews and photo opportunities at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8.

The Canadian Para-triathlon Team will meet media in the lobby of the Rio Othon Palace Hotel in Copacabana Beach, where the sport will make its Paralympic debut on Sept. 10 and 11.


First-ever Canadian para-triathletes to compete at a Paralympic Games

Stefan Daniel – Calgary, Alta.

Chantal Givens – Winnipeg, Man.

Christine Robbins – Ottawa, Ont.

Sasha Boulton – Ottawa, Ont.

Carolyn Murray – Head Coach, Para-triathlon

Athlete and coach bios are available at


September 8, 2016

5:30-6:00 p.m. BRT


Rio Othon Palace Hotel

Avenida Atlântica, 3264

Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

ABOUT TEAM CANADA IN RIO: Canada has a team of 162 athletes competing in 19 sports at the Paralympic Games, Sept. 7 to 18. For more information, visit:

About the Canadian Paralympic Committee:


For More Information:

Chris Dornan

Media attaché for triathlon, rowing, canoe-kayak

Cell: 403-620-8731


Alison Korn

Senior Manager, Media Relations and Communications

Canadian Paralympic Committee

Rio cell:  +55 (21) 99033-0131