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Continental Gold Announces Voting Results of Annual General Meeting

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/14 -- Continental Gold Limited (TSX:CNL)(OTCQX:CGOOF) ("Continental" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the voting results of its 2014 Annual General Meeting (the "Meeting") held earlier today.

Election of Directors

All nominees listed in the management information circular for the Meeting were elected as directors of the Company. Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting voted as follows:

Nominee                   Number of Shares         Percentage of Votes Cast 
                           For    Against Abstain    For Against     Abstain
Leon Teicher        85,630,669      1,600     411 100.00    0.00        0.00
Ari B. Sussman      83,393,947  2,238,322     411  97.39    2.61        0.00
Jaime I. Gutierrez  83,446,769  2,185,500     411  97.45    2.55        0.00
Gustavo Koch        83,446,269  2,186,000     411  97.45    2.55        0.00
Paul J. Murphy      79,400,775  6,231,494     411  92.72    7.28        0.00
Kenneth G. Thomas   79,401,275  6,230,994     411  92.72    7.28        0.00
Timothy A. Warman   61,134,644 24,497,625     411  71.39   28.61        0.00

Appointment of Auditors

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were appointed auditors of the Company to hold office until the close of the next annual general meeting of the Company, and the directors of the Company were authorized to fix the remuneration of the auditors. Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting voted as follows:

              Number of Shares                  Percentage of Votes Cast    
For                      Against     Abstain      For  Against       Abstain
90,523,811                 6,031         142    99.99     0.01          0.00

Adoption of a Deferred Share Unit Plan

The resolution ratifying, confirming and approving the adoption of a Deferred Share Unit Plan of the Company was approved. Shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting voted as follows:

             Number of Shares                  Percentage of Votes Cast     
For                      Against   Abstain       For   Against       Abstain
59,258,913            26,372,856       911     69.20     30.80          0.00

Adoption of a Restricted Share Unit Plan

The motion to ratify, confirm and approve the adoption of a Restricted Share Unit Plan of the Company was withdrawn at the Meeting.

Approve Amendments to Company's Bye-laws

The motion to approve amendments to the Bye-laws of the Company was withdrawn at the Meeting.

About Continental Gold

Continental Gold Limited is an advanced-stage exploration and development company with an extensive portfolio of 100%-owned gold projects in Colombia. Spearheaded by a team with over 40 years of exploration and mining experience in Colombia, the Company is focused on advancing its high-grade Buritica gold project to production. Details on the Buritica project and the rest of Continental's suite of gold exploration properties are available at www.continentalgold.com.

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