Canada's female divers fly to london

OTTAWA – The big day has arrived — the Canadian women of diving are departing for the Olympic Games in London on Monday July 16th. Émilie Heymans, Jennifer Abel, Roseline Filion and Meaghan Benfeito will meet with media for photos and short individual interviews before they catch their flight to London.

The athletes will be available at 5 pm on the departures level of the Pierre-Elliot Trudeau International Airport in Montréal, door 1.

Please note that Alexandre Despatie and Riley McCormick have already left for Europe on July 9th. François Imbeau-Dulac and Reuben Ross will be leaving July 11th, and Eric Sehn will be leaving for the UK on July 16th late in the evening.

Triple Olympic medalist and World Champion, Émilie Heymans
Bronze and Silver medalist at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships, Jennifer Abel
World Cup silver medalists and medalists at multiple international meets in the 10m synchro, Roseline Filion and Meaghan Benfeito

Monday, July 16th at 5h pm (until about 5h45pm). Their flight is planned to depart at 7h40pm.

Pierre-Elliot Trudeau International Airport in Montréal
(Departure level, door 1)
Dorval, Québec


Media who are interested in having interviews must confirm their presence with Marie-Annick L’Allier via

Source : Plongeon Canada

For more information:
Marie-Annick L’Allier
Canadian Diving Team Press Attaché
Cell: (514) 983-8236

Jeff Feeney
Events and Communications Manager
Diving Canada
Phone: (613) 736-5238, ext. 2101
Cell: (613) 668-9668