Anne Jardin

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Anne Jardin
Personal information
Full name Anne Jardin-Alexander
Nationality  Canada
Born (1959-07-26) July 26, 1959 (age 55)
Montréal, Quebec
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle

Anne Jardin-Alexander (born July 26, 1959 in Montréal, Quebec) is a former international freestyle swimmer from Canada, who won two bronze medals at the 1976 Summer Olympics in the Olympics held in her hometown of Montreal.[1]

She finished third in the Women's Women's 4x100 Freestyle Relay, alongside Becky Smith, Gail Amundrud, and Barbara Clark, and also ended up in third place in the 4x100 Medley Relay, with Wendy Cook, Robin Corsiglia, and Susan Sloan. She broke the world record in the 50m free on August 19, 1978 in Etobicoke, Ontario. Jardin is currently a physical education teacher, as well as a Student Success teacher at Frank Ryan Senior Elementary School in Ottawa, Ontario.[2]

Anne Jardin's niece Barbara Jardin is a swimmer who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bergeron, Alain (August 1, 2012). "Slow start dooms Canadian freestyle relay". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Profile at Sports Reference