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BOA: Team announcement and kit launch

From the British Olympic Association

What: The British Olympic Association (BOA) and adidas invite members of the media to an event with members of Team GB for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games at spectacular Somerset House in the heart of London.

The BOA will announce the athletes from the sports of biathlon, bobsleigh, luge, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, freestyle skiing and snowboarding selected to Team GB for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Following the announcement, Olympic Partner adidas will unveil the official Team GB clothing for Vancouver 2010 during a spectacular light show.

When: Tuesday 26th January

16 00 One-to-one interviews available with BOA officials and selected Team GB athletes from the sports of bobsleigh, skeleton and short-track speed skating
17 00 Arrival / Media Registration
17 15 Press Conference
17 45 Unveiling of the official adidas Team GB clothing for Vancouver 2010

Where:
BOA / adidas Media Centre (next to ice-rink), Somerset House, The Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Who: Athletes from a number of sports selected to Team GB, BOA Chef de Mission Andy Hunt, BOA Deputy Chef de Mission for Operations Mark England and BOA Deputy Chef de Mission for Sport Clive Woodward

RSVP: Please confirm your attendance by email to laura.meech@boa.org.uk by 5pm on Friday 22nd January. Please indicate requests for one-to-one interviews with BOA officials or athletes from the available sports (bobsleigh, skeleton, short track speed skating).

For further information please contact:
BOA Communications Assistant ” Laura Meech on laura.meech@boa.org.uk / 020 7842 5723
adidas Press Office ” Sacha Oswald on Sacha.Oswald@hillandknowlton.com / 020 7413 3757 / 07825 680126

Visit www.teamgb.com for Team GB Vancouver 2010 information.


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