Allianz Global Assistance Canada providing Canadian Paralympic Team with insurance support at Tokyo 2020

Canadian Paralympic Committee

August 12, 2021

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games take place August 24 – September 5, 2021


OTTAWA – The Tokyo 2020 Canadian Paralympic Team will be heading to the Paralympic Games this month with added health and safety support, thanks to travel insurance coverage for COVID-19 provided by Allianz Global Assistance Canada. 

Allianz is sponsoring travel insurance coverage for emergency medical treatment and costs related to COVID-19, which will protect all Canadian team members heading to Tokyo for the Paralympic Games. 

“Keeping our athletes, coaches, and support staff safe is the number-one priority for us at the Paralympic Games,” said Karen O’Neill, CEO, Canadian Paralympic Committee. “Thank you to Allianz Global Assistance Canada for their support in protecting our entire team.”  

“We are grateful for the opportunity to play a part in keeping our Canadian Paralympians safe while attending the Paralympic Games in Tokyo,” said Lisa Callaghan, Chief Product & Underwriting Officer for Allianz Global Assistance Canada. “We are so proud of the work and dedication demonstrated by these athletes as they prepare to represent Canada on the world stage. We hope this protection for COVID-19 related medical emergencies provides team members with added peace of mind so they can focus on the joy of competition and the experience of making their dreams come true.” 

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will take place August 24 – September 5, 2021. 

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