Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Members Nominated to the 2012 Canadian Paralympic Archery Team
OTTAWA, June 22, 2012 /CNW/ – As Minister of State (Sport), I am pleased
to congratulate archery athletes Kevin Evans, Bob Hudson, Karen Van
Nest, Lyne Tremblay, Norbert Murphy, Rob Cox, Vladimir Kopecky, and
Linda Gagnon, who were nominated to the 2012 Canadian Paralympic Team.
As the largest single contributor to sport in this country, our
Government is proud to support sport participation and excellence from
playground to podium.
Canada is a top sport nation, and I, along with all Canadians, recognize
the hard work and dedication of our athletes as they train toward this
prestigious milestone in their sport careers.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all the best to our Canadian
Paralympic Team athletes as they prepare for the Games. I would also
like to thank the coaches, family, and officials who support and
encourage the athletes who will proudly represent our country.
SOURCE Canadian Heritage