Short Track Speed Skating National Team back in Montreal following the ISU World Championships in Rotterdam
Speed Skating Canada – Montreal, March 12, 2017 – Speed Skating Canada would like to advise media representatives that the Short Track National Team members, including three-time silver medalist and second in the overall ranking Marianne St-Gelais, as well as Samuel Girard, third in the overall ranking and silver medalist in the 1500m, and Charles Hamelin, bronze medalist in the 1000m, will be back in Montreal on Monday, March 13, from the ISU World Short Track Championships held last weekend in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands.
The Canadian team, who won a total of seven medals, is scheduled to arrive at Montreal-Trudeau Airport at 6 pm (Montreal Time) with flight KLM 671 from Amsterdam in the international arrivals area.
WHAT AND WHO? Return of the Short Track Speed Skating National Team, including three-time silver medalist and second in the overall ranking Marianne St-Gelais, as well as Samuel Girard, third in the overall ranking and silver medalist in the 1500m, and Charles Hamelin, bronze medalist in the 1000m, at the ISU World Championships held in Seoul
WHERE? Montreal-Trudeau Airport, international arrivals area
WHEN? Monday, March 13, 6:10 pm (Montreal time)
Flight KLM 671 from Amsterdam
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Agence Marie-Annick L’Allier
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