2016 WWHC awarded International Sport of the Year Award

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The City of Kamloops would like to congratulate the Women’s World Hockey Championships (WWHC) host committee for being recognized by the Canadian Tourism Sport Alliance.

The City nominated the 2016 WWHC organizing committee for the International Sport Event of the Year Award.

The WWHC was up against the U18 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women’s Hockey Championship in St. Catherines, Ontario, and the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Swimming Championships in Windsor, Ontario.

Norm Daley, Co-Chair of the 2016 WWHC, is pleased with the announcement, saying “It was wonderful to work with the City of Kamloops, Hockey Canada, sponsors, volunteers, and fans to create such an amazing event. We had a great team to work with, and Jon (Pankuch) and I are so pleased that this event was selected for this award”.

City of Kamloops Tournament Capital and Special Events Supervisor, Sean Smith, accepted the award on behalf of Norm Daley and Jon Pankuch today at a luncheon hosted by Scott Russell of CBC Sports.

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