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Canadian Paralympic Committee -Athlete availability for Tuesday, Sept. 6 in Rio-

Sept. 5, 2016 – RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Canadian Paralympic cycling team and the men’s and women’s wheelchair basketball teams will hold media availability tomorrow.

Media are invited for photo and interview opportunities. Media planning to attend are asked to RSVP with the sports’ media attachés listed below.


WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016

Training from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. // Interviews in the mixed zone until 5:30 p.m.


Rio 2016 Paralympic Velodrome


Brigitte Légaré, Cycling and wheelchair tennis media attaché

Rio cell: +55 (21)975556438



WHEN: Tuesday September 6, 2016

Team Canada Women – 5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. (Court 3)

Interviews – 6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Team Canada Men – 8:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. (Court 2)

Interviews – 9:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m


Athletes Park (Block 3 – Wheelchair Basketball)


Courtney Pollock, Wheelchair basketball media attaché

Rio cell: +55-21-99032-5104


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:

Alison Korn

Senior Manager, Media Relations and Communications

Canadian Paralympic Committee

RIO NUMBER AS OF SEPT. 1, 2016:  +55 (21) 99033-0131


Martin Richard

Executive Director, Communications and Marketing

Canadian Paralympic Committee

RIO NUMBER AS OF AUG. 25, 2016: + 55 (21) 99031-7843