Ontario Summer Games Media Day

Description: Ontario Summer Games is one of the largest multi-sport events to be hosted in Mississauga - with sport competitions happening at 16 venues around the city and 3,400 amateur athletes competing for gold. Media reps were invited to get a taste of the 34 sports that will be part of the games this year at a recent Media Day event. Ward 4 Councillor John Kovac, Ward 3 Councillor Chris Fonesca, General Manager of OSG, Clara Grassia and Shari Lichterman, Director of Recreation at City of Mississauga were present and addressed the media. Athletes and coaches created lots of excitement as they demonstrated their respective sports.

Start Time: August 3rd, 2016 at 12:00am
End Time: August 3rd, 2016 at 11:30am
Location: Hershey Community Rinks
Address: 5500 Rose Cherry Place

City: Mississauga
Province: ON
Postal Code: L4Z 4B6

Website: www.osgmississauga.ca
Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Athletes practice their wrestling moves Athletes practice their wrestling moves Ontario Summer Games Media Day - An athlete lifts his opponent prior to dropping him on the mat  An athlete lifts his opponent prior to dropping him on the mat Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Badminton athlete smacks the birdie Badminton athlete smacks the birdie Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Athletes ready to shoot for the second time Athletes ready to shoot for the second time Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Chris & Danica at the Sledge Hockey presentation Chris & Danica at the Sledge Hockey presentation Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Athletes try to resist each other to get the upper hand Athletes try to resist each other to get the upper hand Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Darius & Jerome (coach) working on techniques Darius & Jerome (coach) working on techniques Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Darius performs a flying kick with Jerome (Coach) at the Taikwando session Darius performs a flying kick with Jerome (Coach) at the Taikwando session Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Darius performs a high kick at the Taikwando session Darius performs a high kick at the Taikwando session Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Darius performs a kick during the Taikwando session Darius performs a kick during the Taikwando session Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Gregory & Clance (coach) at the weightlifting platform Gregory & Clance (coach) at the weightlifting platform Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Gregory performs a complete weight lift Gregory performs a complete weight lift Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Group shot of the wrestling enthusiasts Group shot of the wrestling enthusiasts Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Group shot of the badminton crew & their coach Efendi (second from the right) Group shot of the badminton crew & their coach Efendi (second from the right) Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Kids try to wrestle with the Mascot Kids try to wrestle with the Mascot Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Kids wrestle with each other Kids wrestle with each other Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Mascot tries to lift with one hand Mascot tries to lift with one hand Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Mascot tries to lift the weight Mascot tries to lift the weight Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Pinning position in Wrestling Pinning position in Wrestling Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Badminton athlete confidently smacks the birdie Badminton athlete confidently smacks the birdie Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Shannon & Eben notch their arrows for the last shot Shannon & Eben notch their arrows for the last shot Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Shannon slides the arrow Shannon slides the arrow Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Shannon & Eben notch their arrows Shannon & Eben notch their arrows Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Staff photo - all smiles! Staff photo - all smiles! Ontario Summer Games Media Day - Athlete grabs her opponent's leg prior to pinning her down Athlete grabs her opponent's leg prior to pinning her down Ontario Summer Games Media Day - The athlete grabs her opponent's leg to throw her down The athlete grabs her opponent's leg to throw her down