The London 2012 Women’s Soccer Team overcame a disappointing result at the 2011 World Cup to qualify for the Olympics through regional competition to win a bronze, Canada’s first Summer Olympic Team sport medal since 1936. Their win renewed the national passion for soccer, culminating in Canada’s successful bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup. 

Members of the London 2012 Women’s Soccer Team:

Christine Sinclair

Christina Julien

Karina Leblanc

Emily Zurrer

Chelsea Stewart

Carmelina Moscato

Robyn Gayle

Kaylyn Kyle

Rhian Wilkinson

Diana Matheson

Candace Chapman

Lauren Sesselmann

Desiree Scott

Sophie Schmidt

Melissa Tancredi

Kelly Parker

Jonelle Filigno

Brittany Timko

Erin McLeod

Melanie Booth

Marie-Ève Nault