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Olympic athletes available to media ahead of Grand Prix d’Athlétisme de Montréal

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Olympic athletes available to media ahead of Grand Prix d’Athlétisme de Montréal

Olympic athletes and national team members will be available to the media ahead of Saturday evening’s Grand Prix d’Athlétisme de Montréal.

The athletes will be participating in a fun Hershey’s Run, Jump, Throw, Wheel session at Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard aimed at getting school kids fit and active. 600 Montreal area school aged children are participating in Friday’s track and field themed activities. 

Saturday’s Grand Prix d’Athlétisme de Montréal is Canada’s premier indoor athletics competition with more than 15 Olympians from 10 countries vying for a prize purse of $30,000. 

For more information on the Grand Prix d’Athlétisme de Montréal visit www.indoors.athletics.ca.

Who:

Akeem Haynes, CAN, 2016 Olympic medallist (4x100m relay)
Annie Leblanc, CAN, 2020 Olympic hopeful
Charles Philibert-Thiboutot, CAN, 2016 Olympian
Farah Jacques, CAN, 2016 Olympian
Jeremy Wariner, USA, Olympic & World 400m champion

When:

10:30 a.m. - Friday February 17, 2017

Where:

Complexe Sportif Claude-Robillard
1000 avenue Émile-Journault
Montreal, QC, H2M 2E7

For more information:
Mathieu Gentès
Director, Public Relations and Corporate Services
Athletics Canada
mgentes@athletics.ca
613 868 7692

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