Media Advisory: Canada Olympic House to officially open

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 — RIO DE JANEIRO  — On August 4, 2016, Team Canada is opening its Rio 2016 Canada Olympic House (COH), a home away from home for Canadian athletes, and their families and friends, at a ribbon-cutting event in the heart of Ipanema district of Rio de Janeiro.

Canadian Olympic Committee representatives, Team Canada Chef de mission, Curt Harnett and government representatives will be attending.

Media are invited for interview and photo opportunities.

Media are also invited to attend the Team Canada Media Reception at COH from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. BRT.

Please RSVP to Cherry Ye ( if you would like to attend.

Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston
Hon. Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities
Tricia Smith, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
Chris Overholt, CEO, Canadian Olympic Committee
Curt Harnett, Three-time Olympic medallist, Team Canada Rio 2016 Chef de Mission

Thursday, August 4, 2016
5:15 p.m. BRT

Canada Olympic House
AABB-Rio (Associação Atlética Banco do Brasil), Avenida Borges de Medeiros No. 829, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The RIO 2016 TEAM CANADA MEDIA GUIDE mobile app is now available for download at the iTunes Store and Google Play. The guide will be refreshed in an ongoing manner to ensure media have the information as Team Canada updates occur.

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