|135 athletes will represent Canadian synchronized swimming at the 2012 FINA World Masters Championsh|
Ottawa, June 12, 2012 – Synchro Canada would like to wish all 135 athletes from across Canada good luck at the 2012 FINA World Masters Championships, in Riccione, Italy as their competition begins today until Sunday, June 17.
The following 15 clubs will take part to the competitions after being approved by Synchro Canada’s International Bid Selection Committee to attend the championships:
-Calgary AquaMums Masters (Calgary, AB) - 16 athletes
-Edmonton AquaMasters (Edmonton, AB) - 5 athletes
-Fraser Valley Masters Synchro Club (Burnaby, B.C.) - 11 athletes
-Nanaimo Diamonds Synchro Club (Nanaimo, B.C.) - 2 athletes
-Pacific Elite Masters Synchro Club (Vancouver, B.C.) - 10 athletes
-Vancouver Masters Synchro (Vancouver, B.C.) - 8 athletes
-Durham Synchronized Swimming Club (Whitby, ON) - 10 athletes
-Gloucester Synchro (Orleans, ON) - 1 athlete
-Synchro T.O. Masters (Toronto, ON) - 8 athletes
-Aquadanse (Quebec City, QC) - 13 athletes
-Club aquatique Édouard-Montpetit (Montreal, QC) - 23 athletes
-Club aquatique Marquette (Montreal, QC) - 9 athletes
-Synchro-Élite de Québec (Quebec City, QC) - 10 athletes
-Synchro Les Dauphines (Quebec City, QC) - 6 athletes
-Regina Synchro (Regina, SK) - 3 athletes
Dot Padget (Calgary, AB), Chris Hampshire (Calgary, AB) and Lynda Furniss (Stouffville, ON) have been appointed as judges for the competition. Dot Padget has been named as Head of Delegation.
A total of 14,000 competitors from 72 countries, including 567 synchronized swimmers, will take part in the 2012 FINA World Masters Championships.
Additional event information is available on-line at Synchro Canada’s website www.synchro.ca.
About Synchro Canada
Synchro Canada is the national organization governing synchronized swimming in Canada. It represents 10 provincial associations, a territorial association, as well as some 150 clubs and 12,000 members across Canada. A member of FINA, the world’s governing aquatic sports organization, Synchro Canada promotes the quest for excellence by developing the athletes, citizens and ambassadors of the sport of synchronized swimming at every level. Synchro Canada would like to thank its sponsors:
Program partners: Sport Canada, Own The Podium, B2ten, the Centre national multisport-Montréal
Official suppliers: Speedo, Knox Gelatine, AdUp, MKI Travel, National Car Rental
Official make up: MAKE UP FOR EVER
Official hotel: Hilton Hotels Canada
Official Charity Partner: Plan Canada’s Because I am A Girl Program
For further information, visit Synchro Canada’s Website at www.synchro.ca or follow Synchro Canada on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
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