Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Judo Team
OTTAWA, June 27, 2012 /CNW/ – As Minister of State (Sport), I am pleased
to congratulate Canadian judo athletes, Amy Cotton, Kelita Zupancic,
Joliane MelanÃ§on, Alex Emond, Antoine Valois-Fortier, Nick Tritton,
Sasha Mehmedovic, and Sergio Pessoa, who have earned their spots on the
2012 Canadian Olympic 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