Jenny Armstrong

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Jenny Armstrong
Personal information
Full name Jennifer Margaret Armstrong
Born 3 March 1970 (1970-03-03) (age 45)
Dunedin, New Zealand

Jennifer Margaret "Jenny" Armstrong OAM (born 3 March 1970 in Dunedin, New Zealand) is an Australian sailor and Olympic champion. She won a gold medal in the 470 Class with Belinda Stowell at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[1]

Armstrong was educated at Otago Girls' High School in Dunedin, New Zealand.[2]

On 16 January 2001, Armstrong was awarded the Australian Sports Medal.[3] Ten days later on 26 January 2001, she was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for service to sport as a gold medallist at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – SailingdatabaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 20 May 2008)
  2. ^ McMurran, Alistair (20 November 2009). "Otago Girls High School honours its Olympians". Otago Daily Times. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Jennifer Margaret Armstrong". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Jennifer Margaret Armstrong OAM". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 4 January 2012.