Keith Morgan (judoka)

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Keith Morgan (judoka)
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Born November 12, 1973

Keith Morgan (born November 12, 1973 in Calgary, Alberta) is a male judoka from Canada, who won three medals at three different Pan American Games during his career.

Sporting career[edit]

Morgan represented his native country at four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was affiliated with the Club de Judo Shikodan in Montréal. He is the twin brother of Colin Morgan, who competed as a judoka at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Keith is also a sponsored athlete of Healy Ford.

Personal life[edit]

In 2008, he married fellow Canadian Olympian Waneek Horn-Miller, of Kahnewake in metropolitan Montreal, whom he met at the 2000 Summer Olympics.[1] In 2010, the couple was told to leave the Kahnewake community, due to residency laws requiring couples living on the Indian Reserve to marry Amerinds, those marrying-out may not live on the Reserve.[2] In 2014, they again faced eviction, due to the mixed marriage.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Linda Diebel (1 June 2008). "Band's rules cast shadow on love story". The Toronto Star. Retrieved 2014-08-08. 
  2. ^ Geoffrey Vendeville (10 August 2014). "Kahnawake eviction controversy flares up". The Gazette (Montreal). Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  3. ^ CTV News Montreal. "Non-natives pressured to leave Kahnawake Mohawk reserve". CTV Montreal. 

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