Volleyball Canada officially named the team that will be representing our country in the mens competition at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.
And there are 3 Manitoba connections on the team.
Winnipeg’s Justin Duff was one of 12 players picked yesterday, joining former Manitoba Bison TJ Sanders and University of Winnipeg coach Larry McKay, who will be an assistant coach.
Canada is in a pool with some of the top-ranked countries including Brazil, Italy, France, the United States and Mexico. The preliminary round starts on August 7, with the quarterfinals to begin on August 17. The medal matches will be contested on August 21.
– With files from Global News