Womens Boxing Included in 2012 Olympics

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August 13, 2009

For Immediate Release:


Boxing Ontario is extremely pleased to announce that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the inclusion of Female Boxing in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England! To celebrate this terrific milestone in the history of amateur female boxing, Boxing Ontario welcomes all members of the media to attend a Press Conference today, Thursday August 13, 2009 -1pm, at The Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club in Toronto.The Press Conference will be hosted by Doug Hannum, Boxing Ontario Executive Director. Key attendees include Ontario’s female national team athletes, members of Boxing Ontario executive and Ministry of Health Promotion delegates.

Canada’s Elite Female National team is dominated by Ontario athletes; 6 out of 10 athletes are from Ontario. So far this year Ontario female boxers collectively have brought home over 20 medals in both international and domestic competition.

Join Boxing Ontario today for some great refreshments, lunch and conversation!

Press Conference

Presented by Boxing Ontario
When: Thursday August 13, 2009
Time: 1pm
Location: Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Club, 388 Carlaw Ave-Unit 108, Toronto ON, M4M 2T4, 416.405.8117
Directions: Dundas St E to Carlaw, North on Carlaw to 388 on Left hand side


For Information Call:

Doug Hannum
Executive Director
Boxing Ontario

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