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Park renamed in honour of De Thomasis

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Riccardo De Thomasis Park

The City of Winnipeg has renamed Ashworth Park after Riccardo De Thomasis, a soccer player, coach and mentor.

The St. Vital Park, located east of Polydore Road, was renamed to De Thomasis' memory, the city said in a statement.

The renaming was made official at a ceremony at 10:30 a.m.

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Updated on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 11:01 AM CDT: adds photo

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