Commonwealth Sport Canada announced today that 20-time Paralympic medallist and nine-time Paralympic champion Benoit Huot will be Canada’s chef de mission at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. One of the most successful Para swimmers in Canadian history, Huot is taking the next step after being assistant chef de mission at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018.
Statement from Marc-André Fabien, president, Canadian Paralympic Committee:
On behalf of the Canadian Paralympic Committee, a warm congratulations to Benoit Huot on being named chef de mission for Canada at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Benoit is a superb choice who we know will serve the entire Canadian Commonwealth team well. He is a great leader who understands the athlete experience and is an incredible ambassador for sport at all levels. He has represented Canada with pride for so many years now, and we know will bring his passion and dedication to his role as chef de mission.