Marion Lay

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Marion Lay
Personal information
Full name Marion Beverly Lay
Nationality  Canada
Born (1948-11-26) November 26, 1948 (age 65)
Vancouver, Canada
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle

Marion Lay, OBC (born November 26, 1948) is a Canadian former swimmer who competed in the 1964 Summer Olympics and in the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1]

Following the end of her competitive career, Lay came out as lesbian, and was a coordinator of the Pride House at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.[2] She is the partner of Penny Ballem, a civil servant who is currently the city manager of Vancouver.[3]

In 2012, she was made a Member of the Order of British Columbia.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved May 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Olympic Pride House: Medalist says "help sport come out"." OutQ News, February 16, 2010.
  3. ^ "Ex-deputy health minister takes city manager post: Vancouver's new city manager is no stranger to headlines.", Vancouver Sun, December 13, 2008.
  4. ^ "14 TO RECEIVE 2012 ORDER OF BRITISH COLUMBIA".