Carolyn Waldo

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Carolyn Waldo
Personal information
Born December 11, 1964 (1964-12-11) (age 50)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Carolyn Jane Waldo, OC (born December 11, 1964 in Montreal, Quebec) is a former synchronized swimmer from Canada.[1]

Competing both as a solo and as part of a duo with Michelle Cameron, Waldo experienced tremendous success in international competition. She was the first Canadian female to win two gold medals at one Olympics games, winning both the solo and duo competitions at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. She also won a silver medal at the earlier 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

As part of the duo with Cameron, Waldo also won at the 1985 Rome and Spanish Opens, 1985 FINA World Cup, 1986 Spanish Open, 1986 Commonwealth Games, 1986 World Championships, 1987 Pan Pacific Championships and the 1987 FINA World Cup.

An Officer of the Order of Canada, a four-time winner of the Velma Springstead Trophy, Waldo retired in 1988 and now works as a sportscaster for the television station CJOH in Ottawa, Ontario.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carolyn Waldo Olympic Results". sports-reference. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 
Awards
Preceded by
Ben Johnson
Lou Marsh Trophy winner
1988
Succeeded by
Wayne Gretzky