Elizabeth Ashton

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Elizabeth Ashton
Medal record
Equestrian
Representing  Canada
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1978 Lexington Team eventing

Dr. Elizabeth "Liz" Ashton, (born 1950) was a member of the Canadian Equestrian Team for Eventing, best known for captaining Canada's gold medal team at the 1978 Eventing World Championship. She was also chosen for Canada's team at the 1980 Summer Olympics, but did not compete due to the Canadian Olympic Committee's decision to boycott those Games.

Dr Ashton has also served as president of Victoria’s Camosun College since 1994.

She was awarded the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation Medal in 1992 and the Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s Golden Jubilee medal in 2003.

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