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Carolyn Waldo

Carolyn Waldo
  • Born: 12/11/1964
  • Age: 49
  • Birthplace: Montréal, Quebec

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Double gold medallist at the 1988 Olympic Games in duet and solo events
  • First woman in Canadian history to win two gold medals at the same Olympic Games
  • Team Canada's Flag Bearer at the 1988 Opening Ceremony in Seoul
  • Won silver in solo synchronized swimming at the 1984 Olympic Games
  • 1986 world champion in both duet and solo synchronized swimming
  • At the 1986 Commonwealth Games, won gold in duet
  • Won gold at both the Rome and Spanish Opens with partner Michelle Cameron in duet

PERSONAL

  • Received the Lou Marsh Trophy in 1988 for Canada's Finest Athlete
  • Member of the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame (1991), and the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame
  • Awarded the Bobbie Rosenfeld Trophy Canada's top female athlete in both 1987 and 1988
  • 1985-1988 recipient of the Velma Springstead Award
  • Retired after her tremendous Olympic success at the 1988 Olympic Games and began a career as a sports broadcaster for CJCH TV in Ottawa in 1990

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1984 Los Angeles Olympic Summer GamesAquatics - Synchronized SwimmingSolo - Women - Silver
1988 Seoul Olympic Summer GamesAquatics - Synchronized SwimmingDuet - Women - Gold
1988 Seoul Olympic Summer GamesAquatics - Synchronized SwimmingSolo - Women - Gold
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