Olympic & Paralympic Cyclists converge for celebration in Quebec

Members of Canada's Olympic and Paralympic cycling teams will be coming to Quebec City for the...

Members of Canada's Olympic and Paralympic cycling teams will be coming to Quebec City for the Canadian Olympic & Paralympic Cycling Celebration on Saturday, November 29. Members of the cycling community and the media will have the opportunity to meet and honour members of Canada's Beijing Olympic & Paralympic cycling team in the relaxed environment of the Boudoir Lounge restaurant between 8:00 pm and 11:00 pm.

Athletes who have confirmed their attendance include bronze medal winning Paralympians Mathilde Hupin Debeurne (road race), Genevieve Ouellet (road race) and Jean Quevillon (individual pursuit). Mountain bike pro Marie-Helene Premont, who won the 2008 UCI World Cup title, will also be there along with pro road and track rider Martin Gilbert. Eric Bourgault, Stephane Cote, Brayden McDougall, and Rico Morneau round out the list of attending Olympians.

A CAN$20 cover charge will raise funds for Canada's national team development program. Entry will be limited to 200 people, with 100 spots available through pre-registration. The remaining spots will be allocated at the door on a first come-first served basis.

For more information or to pre-register, contact rjones@canadiancyclist.com.

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