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Updated: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 13:18:03 GMT | By CBC Sports, cbc.ca

Canadian 2014 Olympic uniforms to be unveiled



Alexandre Bilodeau holds up his Olympic gold medal, the first for a Canadian on home soil, in the 2010 team uniforms. Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press

Alexandre Bilodeau holds up his Olympic gold medal, the first for a Canadian on home soil, in the 2010 team uniforms. Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press

Canadians will get their first look Wednesday at the uniforms the country's Olympians and Paralympians will wear at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

Hudson's Bay Company is set to reveal the team uniforms at 2 p.m. ET in Toronto. Athletes will wear the uniforms at the opening and closing ceremonies, as well as in the Olympic Village and on the podium in the event of a medal win.

Star athletes including moguls skiers Chloe and Justine Dufour-Lapointe, figure skaters Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, and assistant chef de mission Jean-Luc Brassard, the former moguls skier, will attend the event.

The unveiling takes place 100 days before the start of the Games in Russia.

Hudson's Bay has managed to keep a lid on the uniforms so far. The same couldn't be said for the men's and women's hockey jerseys, photos of which leaked on Sept. 6.

HBC has outfitted Canada's winter athletes for the Olympics since 2006, as well as at various points throughout the history of the Winter Games dating back to 1936. It released the 2014 edition of the red Olympic mittens on Sept. 10, with some design tweaks made to the wildly popular items from the 2010 Vancouver Games.

Adidas is scheduled to unveil the athletes' training gear on Nov. 7.

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