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Sail Canada Rio Team July 08 2016


Nine athletes set to sail for Canada

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Sail Canada named the nine athletes nominated to represent Team Canada in sailing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games from August 5 to 21.

The nine athletes selected include: Brenda Bowskill, Danielle Boyd, Nikola Girke, Lee Parkhill, Erin Rafuse, Luke Ramsay, Tom Ramshaw, as well as brothers Graeme Saunders and Jacob Saunders. The athletes earned their Rio spots at various World Cup and world championship events, highlighted by top-10 performances for Canadian sailors across several disciplines.

For more information: http://www.sailing.ca/canadian-sailing-team-nominated-for-rio-2016-p199529&language=en

Sail Canada
Colleen Coderre, Communications Manager
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Canadian Olympic Committee
Cherry Ye, Program Manager, Media Relations
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Ricky Landry, Manager, Communications
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