Christine Girard to receive London 2012 and Beijing 2008 medals

TORONTO (November 27, 2018) – On Monday, December 3, 2018, the International Olympic Committee and the Canadian Olympic Committee will officially award Christine Girard her London 2012 Olympic gold and Beijing 2008 Olympic bronze medals. The medal ceremony will be held at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

Media interested in attending the event and requesting an interview with Girard are asked to RSVP to Josh Su (

For broadcasters who would like to pick up a multi-camera live pool feed through our streaming Dejero service, please contact Helen Stoumbos ( There will be limited space for cameras on our media riser.


Christine Girard, Olympic champion, Weightlifting


Monday, December 3, 2018
10:45 am ET – Media Arrival
11:00 am ET – Medal Ceremony
11:30 am ET – Media Interview Opportunities


National Arts Centre – Canal Foyer
1 Elgin St.
Ottawa, ON
K1P 5W1



Josh Su, Specialist, Public Relations
Cell: 647-464-4060

Photi Sotiropoulos, Director, Communications and Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4298 / Cell: 416-476-9174

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