MEDIA RELEASE – AMBASSADORS

Embargoed until 8am, Friday 5 December, 2014

THREE MORE SPORTING LEGENDS JOIN WORLD MASTERS GAMES 2017 AMBASSADORS LINE UP

In tandem with the announcement of the 45 competition venues, three more iconic sporting New Zealanders were added to the line up of World Masters Games 2017 ambassadors.

Chief Executive of World Masters Games 2017 Jennah Wootten said the Games Organising Committee was delighted that former Silver Ferns captain Anna Stanley, Olympic bronze medal rower Nathan Twaddle and multiple world masters sailing supremo Mark Orams have accepted the invitation to become part of the Games ambassador programme.

They join International Goodwill Ambassador Lord Sebastian Coe and New Zealand ambassadors Hamish Carter, Anthony Mosse, Jenny-May Coffin, Garth Barfoot, Susie Simcock, Bryan Williams, Allison Roe, Cory Hutchings and Noah Hickey.

“Through our ambassadors, who collectively represent so many different sports and experiences, we will be able to communicate the size and scale of this event and its importance to the masters sporting movement globally,” she said.

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For further information please contact:

Jill Dryden, Communications Manager – Ambassadors, World Masters Games 2017

Tel: 021 549 576