Olympic heroes Jean-Luc Brassard, Daniel Igali, Beckie Scott, the 2006 women’s hockey team and 2010 men’s hockey team, as well as coach Julie Sauvé and builder Sarah Burke will be inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame, the Canadian Olympic Committee announced today. In addition, past Canadian Olympic Committee President Michael Chambers will receive the Canadian Olympic Order.
“The Canadian Olympic Committee is very proud of this exceptional class of inductees,” said Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut. “We look forward to celebrating their achievements and the success of the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team from September 19 in Ottawa to September 21 in Toronto for a parade with our Olympic heroes and the 2012 Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame Gala Dinner and Induction Ceremony.”
“I couldn’t be happier with this induction,” said Scott. “To have competed for Canada at the Olympic Games and now to be inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame is truly an honour. I deeply appreciative of the career I had in sport and also for this amazing recognition.”
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