Announced moments ago, Toronto Pam Am Games Torch Bearers…
TORONTO March 16, 2015 – Olympian Simon Whitfield joins a Canadian forces veteran, a Toronto Police Service’s officer and a music-loving teen in being named the first torchbearers to carry the flame in the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay, presented by President’s Choice® and OLG.
Today, the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee and its relay partners announced 10 torchbearers, and unveiled the torch and torchbearer uniform.
Joining Whitfield among the relay’s 3,000 torchbearers will be Pat Israel (63), Michael Crawford (51), Cameron Sault (28), Bob Cassels (74), Tanisha Martinez (22), Francis Atta (28), Melanie Byland (29), Zsofia Balazs (24) and Denzel Innis (17). To learn more about these torchbearers, visit