Biography:

Nicole Sifuentes is a five-time medallist at the Canadian Championships in the 1500m, winning her first gold medal in 2015 after a silver in 2010 and three bronze medals in 2007, 2008 and 2009. She also won the 5000m national title in 2015. Sifuentes just missed the podium in the 1500m at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, finishing fourth by 1.07 seconds. Earlier in the year she had won the bronze medal in the 1500m at the IAAF World Indoor Championships. Sifuentes made her Olympic debut at London 2012 where she advanced to the semifinals. She was a 12-time NCAA All-American while competing at the University of Michigan.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Kevin and Linda Edwards… Older sister Allison Penner and younger sister Mallory Dyck… Husband Antonio Sifuentes… Outside Interests: Graduated from the University of Michigan in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering… When not competing, enjoys baking, and eating that baking… Supports The Salvation Army in Detroit and Life Church in Canton, Michigan… Odds and Ends: Always listens to the same playlist on race day…