Shelley-Ann Brown

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Brown in March 2010
Olympic medal record
Bobsleigh
Competitor for  Canada
Silver 2010 Vancouver Two-woman

Shelley-Ann Brown (born March 15, 1980) is a Canadian retired bobsledder who has competed since 2006. She was born in Scarborough, Ontario to Jamaican immigrant parents, and also raised in nearby Pickering, Ontario. Brown was recruited to the University of Nebraska on a track and field scholarship, and graduated with a degree in biology and a master's in educational psychology.[1]

Her best finish in the Bobsleigh World Cup was third in the two-man event at Lake Placid in December 2007. Brown's best finish at the FIBT World Championships was fifth in the two-woman event at Altenberg in 2008.

She won a silver medal in the Two-woman competition at the 2010 Winter Olympics with Helen Upperton. The gold medal was won by fellow Canadians Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse. It marked the first time of the 2010 Olympics that Canadians had won two medals in one event.[2]

Brown and Upperton announced their retirements from the sport in September 2012.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kennedy, Brendan (2010-02-26). "Scarborough school shares in silver spotlight". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2010-02-26. 
  2. ^ Rutherford, Kristina (2010-02-24). "Canada finishes 1-2 in women's bobsleigh". CTV Olympics. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  3. ^ "Canadian women’s bobsled duo Upperton and Brown announce retirement". The Globe and Mail. 20 September 2012. Retrieved 20 December 2014. 

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