Anne Dodge

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Anne Dodge
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Born (1958-03-26) March 26, 1958 (age 59)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Ann Dodge (born March 26, 1958) is a Canadian sprint kayaker who competed in the mid-1970s.

Dodge was the first woman from Nova Scotia ever selected to the Canadian Olympic team in sprint kayak. At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, she finished eighth in the K-2 500 m event. She and partner Sue Holloway were the first Canadian women ever to reach an Olympic final in the sport.[1]

Dodge was named Nova Scotia Athlete of the Year in 1977 and was inducted into the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame in 1994. She earned a bachelor's degree in Physical Education from Acadia University and a master's from the University of New Brunswick. She is currently a professor of kinesiology at Acadia.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Inductee Details: Ann Dodge". novascotiasporthalloffame.com. Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kinesiology - Ann Dodge". acadiau.ca. Acadia University. Retrieved 27 August 2014.