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June 2, 2008

For Immediate Release:



Toronto – Boxing Ontario is returning to the CHIN Picnic for the 5th year. Hosted this year by Chris Johnson’s Fighting Alliance, we can expect an explosion of great amateur boxing bouts! Chris Johnson, an Olympic boxing medalist, will showcase his boxers in what will be one of the most exciting events at this year’s Picnic.

Chris Johnson and a few of his boxers will be attending the CHIN Picnic Media Launch in support of this great annual Toronto event. We invite all media to come out and view what this event will be offering. Many participants will be on hand for interviews and will be showcasing demos of what to expect this year.

CHIN Picnic Media Launch: Wednesday June 4, 2008 – 12-2pm

WHERE: Liberty Grand – Exhibition Place

WHAT: Media invite to CHIN Picnic Media Launch. Chris Johnson and a few of his boxers that will be featured in the July 1st event will be on site as they promote the 42nd CHIN Picnic and the 5th Annual CHIN Amateur Boxing Tournament. There will be hand pad work demos and opportunities for interviews.

WHO: The following will be on site for interviews: Chris Johnson – 1992 Olympic Bronze medallist, Boxers -Omari Henry, Carlton Angus, Cedrick Parina, and Zsolt Darayni

For further information about CHIN Picnic Amateur Boxing Tournament please contact Deide Konney, Technical Director – 416.426.7045 – [email protected]. I invite you visit our website at