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/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Opening Press Conference of the 2017 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships/

Spokesperson Nadia Comaneci will unveil medals made in Montreal

MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships presented at the Olympic Stadium from October 2nd to 8th, the Organizing Committee is inviting the media to a press conference that will officially kick off the international competition at noon, on Sunday, October 1 at Montréal's Olympic Park Tower, 3200 Viau Street.

Mr. Morinari Watanabe, President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) will be in attendance, as well as Mr. Richard Crépin, President of the Organizing Committee, who will present the highlights of the week of competitions, Ms. Nadia Comaneci, queen of the 1976 Montréal Olympic Games, Mr. Kyle Shewfelt, first Canadian Olympic champion in artistic gymnastics. Finally, the artist who created the medals for the Championships, Mr. Jean?Philippe Caron from the company Protocole ? trophées d'exception,  who will unveil his creations.

Members of the media are asked to confirm their presence at the following address:

MEDIA GUIDE : http://bit.ly/2fkFoR1  

Opening press conference for the FIG 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

Morinari Watanabe, President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG)
Richard Crépin, President of the AGWC2017 Organizing Committee
Nadia Comaneci, Spokesperson for the event and women's ambassador for the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG)
Kyle Shewfelt, Men's ambassador for the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG)
Jean-Philippe Caron, President and Creative Director, Protocole?trophées d'exception
Sunday, October 1, 2017, at noon

*Please arrive 15 minutes early to give you time to set up your equipment. Kindly note that the wait for the funicular is sometimes longer on the weekends.

Cocktail lounge
The Montréal Tower, Olympic Park
3200 Viau Street
Montréal, Québec H1V 3N7

*Appetizers will be served.


SOURCE Championnats du monde de gymnastique artistique FIG 2017

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