Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Cycling Track Team
OTTAWA, June 15, 2012 /CNW/ – As Minister of State (Sport), I would like
to congratulate Canadian cyclists Tara Whitten, Jasmin Glaesser,
Gillian Carleton, Laura Brown, Stephanie Roorda, Monique Sullivan, Zach
Bell, Travis Smith, Joseph Veloce and Hugo Barrette, who have earned
their spots on the 2012 Canadian Olympic cycling track team.
The Harper Government is pleased to provide continued support for
Olympic sports and all of our amazing Canadian Olympic athletes. Not
only are you an enormous source of pride for all Canadians, you serve
as incredibly inspiring role models of excellent sportsmanship,
determination and motivation for our children and youth.
As Minister of State (Sport), I look forward to joining Canadians across
our country as we cheer on Team Canada this summer. I wish all of our
Canadian Olympic Team athletes the very best of success as they prepare
for this extremely prestigious moment in their sport careers.
SOURCE Canadian Heritage