Teresa Gabriele, a member of the Canadian women’s basketball team since 1998, made her second appearance at an Olympic Games in 2012 and helped Canada reach the quarter-finals for the first time in the basketball program’s history, finishing eighth.
Alexandre Despatie is the most successful male diver in Canadian history, his career highlighted by a pair of Olympic silver medals.
With three Olympic medals to her credit, Karen Cockburn has made more trips to the Olympic podium than any other…
A rowing veteran on the international scene, David Calder competed in his fourth consecutive Olympic Games in 2012. Calder and partner Scott Frandsen finished in sixth place in the men’s coxless pairs event in London.
When she retired in 2013, Sherraine Schalm did so as Canada’s most decorated fencer, having won two of the country’s…
Olympic gold medallist Daniel Nestor made his fifth consecutive appearance at the Olympic Games in 2012. In London he competed in the men’s doubles tournament with partner Vasek Pospisil. The duo finished in ninth place.
Richard Clarke made his fifth Olympic appearance at the London Games and his first in Star class and finished in 12th place with partner Tyler Bjorn.
At London 2012, Ian Millar set a record by becoming the first athlete in any sport, from any nation, to compete in 10 Olympic Games.
Lesley Thompson-Willie, from London, ON, is a legendary coxswain of the Canadian women’s eight rowing team. She won a silver medal at London 2012, making her a five-time Olympic medallist and seven-time Olympian.
Clara Hughes, a dual-season Olympian, is the only athlete in history to win multiple medals at both the summer and winter Olympic Games. Her six career medals tie her as Canada’s most decorated Olympian.
Simon Whitfield is a four-time Olympian and two-time Olympic medallist who was Canada’s Opening Ceremony flag bearer at London 2012.
As the first Canadian athlete – and the first female diver in the world – to earn medals in four consecutive Olympic Summer Games, Émilie Heymans is one of this country’s most decorated Olympians.