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Supporting the White Spot/Delta UCI Road Race

Cycling Canada Cyclisme receives federal funding to host international men's and women's road cycling race

DELTA, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/24/14 -- Department of Canadian Heritage

On behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament (Delta-Richmond East), today announced $50,000 in funding to Cycling Canada Cyclisme to support the hosting of the White Spot/Delta UCI Road Race in Delta on July 6, 2014.

Quick Facts


--  The White Spot/Delta UCI Road Race is the only road cycling race in
    British Columbia that is sanctioned by the International Cycling Union
    (UCI).
--  The Government of Canada is contributing approximately $4.5 million to
    Cycling Canada Cyclisme in 2014-2015 through Sport Canada's Sport
    Support Program.
--  In 2013-2014, the Government of Canada contributed approximately
    $1,036,000 through Sport Canada's Athlete Assistance Program and
    supported 98 cycling athletes (able-bodied and para-athletes) with
    living, training, tuition, and special needs expenses.
--  Cycling Canada Cyclisme is the national governing body for cycling in
    Canada. It has a mission to pursue world class results by leading high-
    performance programs and enabling the development of athletes.

Quotes

"Hosting international sport events in Canada is of great benefit to our athletes. The White Spot/Delta UCI Road Race will provide Canadian cyclists with a fantastic opportunity to race against top international competitors. We are proud to support Cycling Canada Cyclisme in hosting this event."

-The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport)

"This event offers an opportunity for our top Canadian cycling athletes to compete on home soil in front of enthusiastic Canadian fans, while bringing a welcome economic boost to Delta and the surrounding area. I wish much success to everyone taking part and congratulate Cycling Canada Cyclisme, the Corporation of Delta, and all of the volunteers working to make Tour de Delta weekend a continued success."

-The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., MP for Delta-Richmond East and Minister of National Revenue

"The funding for the event supports our strategic goals of developing cycling in Canada and, in particular, the women's road cycling program as a key priority area. Women's road cycling will benefit greatly from this additional support and resources from Sport Canada. Road cycling is an area where we believe Canada is, and can be, competitive internationally, and having a UCI-accredited race in Canada which provides important international qualification points allows more Canadian athletes to participate. When you combine that with 'home-field' advantage, it allows our cyclists the opportunity to maximize qualify points."

-John Tolkamp, President, Cycling Canada Cyclisme

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