Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Road Cycling Nominees to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team
OTTAWA, June 21, 2012 /CNW/ – As Minister of State (Sport), I offer my
heartfelt congratulations to road cycling athletes Clara Hughes, Ryder
Hesjedal, Joelle Numainville, and Denise Ramsden, who were today named
to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team.
Our athletes are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. That is
why the Harper Government is proud to provide our continued support for
Olympic sports and our Canadian Olympic athletes who will proudly
represent our great nation on the world stage.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all these athletes the very best of
success as they prepare for this incredible milestone in their sport
careers. We will be cheering for you and your teammates this summer as
you begin your pursuit for world-class athletic excellence at the
Olympic Games in London.
SOURCE Canadian Heritage