Amy Cotton

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Amy Cotton
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BornJanuary 22, 1980 (1980-01-22) (age 38)
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Amy Cotton (born January 22, 1980 in [Cape Breton, Nova Scotia]]) is a female judoka from Canada, who won the bronze medal in the women's half heavyweight division (– 78 kg) at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She represented Canada at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece and the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom.

Amy was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis at the age of fourteen and was told that if she continued, she would most likely have serious health complications by the age of 21.

Amy continued to train and is a two time Olympian.

She now lives in Saskatchewan, is an aunt, sister, and a friend. Canada is lucky to have her.

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  • (in English) Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Amy Cotton". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.