Closing Ceremonies – 2016 Summer Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro

August 22, 2016

(August 22, 2016) Ottawa – Dr. Robert Kitchen, Official Opposition Critic for Sport, issued the following statement today on the closing ceremonies for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro:

“As our Canadian Olympic athletes travel home from Rio, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of our athletes for an outstanding performance at the Rio Games.”

“Team Canada surpassed its initial goal of 19 medals by winning an incredible 22 medals in Rio.”

“Our Olympians have certainly made Canada proud, from coast-to-coast-to-coast. Congratulations to all of Team Canada for an amazing performance at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games!”