SASKATOON AND OTTAWA– Liberal Amateur Sport critic Justin Trudeau made the following statement today on the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games, which will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, January 29 to February 5:
“It is with great pride that Canada sends a delegation of 102 athletes to the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games. The achievement of these competitors is a testament to their determination, talent and perseverance, and should serve as an example to us all.
Canadians from across the country will be thinking of our Special Olympics team this week and following their performances with keen interest.
On behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada and our Parliamentary Caucus, I wish all our Canadian competitors the best of luck. Go, Canada, Go!”
Liberal Senator Jim Munson continued:
“As an advocate for Special Olympics Canada, I am thrilled that our athletes will be bringing their best to these winter games in South Korea, and I am confident that they will excel and make us all very proud.”