Leslie Cliff (swimmer)

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Leslie Cliff
Personal information
Full name Leslie G. Cliff
National team  Canada
Born (1955-03-11) March 11, 1955 (age 60)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke, butterfly, freestyle, medley
Club Pacific Dolphins
College team Arizona State University

Leslie G. Cliff, OC (born March 11, 1955) is a Canadian former swimmer who competed at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games and won two gold medals at the 1974 Commonwealth Games.[1][2]

She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she attended York House School. As a 17-year-old, she won the silver medal in the 400-metre individual medley at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany.[1]

In 1971, Cliff was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.[3] She was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 1976, Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1984, and the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 1997.[4]

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