Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Figure Skating Team

January 12, 2014

OTTAWA, Jan. 12, 2014 /CNW/ – I offer my heartfelt congratulations to
the figure skating athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic

The athletes named to the 2014 Olympic team are: Kaetlyn Osmond and
Gabrielle Daleman (Ladies); Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford; Kirsten
Moore-Towers/ Dylan Moscovitch and Paige Lawrence/Rudi Swiegers
(Pairs); Patrick Chan, Kevin Reynolds and Liam Firus (Men’s); Tessa
Virtue/Scott Moir; Kaitlyn Weaver/Andre Poje and Alexandra
Paul/Mitchell Islam (Dance).

Our athletes are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. That is
why our government is proud to provide continued support for Olympic
sports and our Canadian Olympic athletes who will proudly represent
this great nation on the world stage.

As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all these athletes the very best of
success as they prepare to represent Canada this coming February in
Sochi, Russia. This is an incredible milestone in your sport careers
and all Canadians will be cheering for you and your teammates in your
pursuit of world-class athletic excellence at the Olympic Winter Games.

SOURCE Canadian Heritage

Source: PR Newswire

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