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      22 juin 2017

      Canada's Own the Podium (OTP) has been successful at developing winners but has left many athletes behind, according to a new review commissioned by Sport Canada.

      The review, prepared by Ottawa consultants Goss Gilroy, also says more needs to be done developing Canada's future Olympians.

      The review was based on hundreds of surveys and interviews with coaches, athletes and other involved in the Olympic movement.

      "We need to take a longer-term approach to high-performance sport in Canada," Minister of Sport Carla Qualtrough told CBC.

      "We have had great success with targeting sports and having a targeted excellence approach but if we really want to sustain the podium results and the ongoing success we've achieved we need to look at the next generation of athletes."

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