August 02, 2013
Team Sask would like to announce Cassie Brassard as the official Flag Bearer for the 2013 Canada Summer Games in Sherbrooke, Quebec, taking place from August 2nd – 17th. Brassard will carry the Team Sask flag into the Opening Ceremonies on Friday, August 2nd at 7:00 p.m. EST.
Brassard, a swimming athlete from Regina, is the recipient of the Rods Swim Club Race of the Year award from 2011– 2013. She also won the Mike Mintenko swimming award in 2011. At the 2013 Age Group Championships in Montreal Brassard won a silver medal in 800m freestyle and 100m backstroke, as well as a bronze medal in 200m backstroke. She also placed 4th in the 50m backstroke. At the 2013 Senior Nationals Cassie placed 5th in 50m backstroke, 9th in 100m backstroke, and 14th in 800m Freestyle.
The Opening Ceremonies will be broadcasted on TSN2 from 19:00 – 22:00 EST on Friday, August 2nd. Webcasting of the event is available at www.canadagames.tv starting at 19:00 EST.