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Celebrate the nation’s birthday with Team Canada send-off at Woodbine Beach.

Canadian Olympic Team partner BMW Group Canada helps athletes gear up for gold.

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Richmond Hill, ON. This Canada Day at Woodbine Beach, BMW Group Canada will join thousands of Torontonians for a celebratory send-off to wish Team Canada athletes and hopefuls good luck at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.


The free event includes performances by Canadian music acts Sloan and Scott Helman, activities hosted by Canadian Olympic Team partners such as BMW Group Canada, and the chance to see more than a dozen Olympians.



Friday, July 1st, 2016:

3:00pm: Olympic Team Partner activities begin.


4:00pm: Official event welcome.


4:30pm: Red carpet arrivals (athletes).


7:15pm: Athlete interviews on stage.


8:20pm: Athlete interviews on stage.


10:00pm: Fireworks.




Woodbine Beach
1675 Lake Shore Blvd E
Toronto, Ontario



More than a dozen Team Canada athletes and hopefuls:

1.     Javier Acevedo, Rio 2016 athlete, Swimming

2.     Shawnacy Barber, Rio 2016 hopeful, Athletics

3.     Khamica Bingham, Rio 2016 hopeful, Athletics

4.     Arthur Biyarslanov, Rio 2016 hopeful, Boxing

5.     Bismark Boateng, Rio 2016 hopeful, Athletics

6.     Maxime Brinck-Croteau, Rio 2016 athlete, Fencing

7.     Mandy Bujold, Rio 2016 hopeful, Boxing

8.     Isabelle Charest, Team Canada Rio 2016 Assistant Chef de Mission

9.     Michelle Fazzari, Rio 2016 athlete, Wrestling

10. Jillian Gallays, Rio 2016 athlete, Wrestling

11. Eleanor Harvey, Rio 2016 athlete, Fencing

12. Carol Huynh, Team Canada Rio 2016 Assistant Chef de Mission

13. Scott Morgan, Rio 2016 hopeful, Gymnastics

14. Joseph Polossifakis, Rio 2016 athlete, Fencing 






BMW Group in Canada

BMW Group Canada, based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BMW AG and is responsible for the distribution of BMW luxury performance automobiles, Sports Activity Vehicles, Motorcycles, and MINI.  BMW Group Financial Services Canada is a division of BMW Group Canada and offers retail financing and leasing programs and protection products on new and pre-owned BMW and MINI automobiles, as well as retail financing for new and pre-owned BMW Motorcycles. A total network of 47 BMW automobile retail centres, 20 BMW motorcycle retailers, and 30 MINI retailers represents the BMW Group across the country.




For interviews or additional information, please contact:

Barb Pitblado

Manager, Corporate Communications

BMW Group Canada

416-305-1709 /


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