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Samantha Cools

Samantha Cools
  • Born: 03/03/1986
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 160cm
  • Weight: 60kg
  • Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Canada’s first-ever women’s Olympic nominee into BMX
  • Finished 5th at the 2008 World Championships in Taiyuan, China
  • One of the world’s most decorated BMX athletes having won a total of 10 UCI World Championship medals – five gold, four silver, one bronze
  • Five-time World junior champion (by age 17) and 13-time Canadian champion
  • Won first world age group title at age 10 in England and her first international competition, the UCI World Championships, was in Holland at age six where she finished fourth

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2008 Beijing Olympic Summer GamesCycling - BMXWomen - 7
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History will be made in 2016 when Rio de Janeiro, Brazil hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, marking the first time that a South American country will welcome the world to an Olympic Games. It is also just the third time that the Games will be held in the southern hemisphere, following Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.

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