Glenys Bakker

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Olympic medal record
Women's Curling
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Turin Curling

Glenys Bakker (born August 27, 1962 in High River, Alberta[1]) is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta.[2]

Bakker played second for Shannon Kleibrink's bronze medal winning team at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Bakker has played for Shannon Kleibrink for most of her curling career.[3] At the 1993 Scott Tournament of Hearts, Bakker was Kleibrink's Alternate. She was Kleibrink's third at the 1997 Canadian Olympic Trials where the team lost to Sandra Schmirler in the final.[4] In 2004 she was Kleibrink's second at the 2004 Scott Tournament of Hearts where they finished with a 6–5 record. Also as Kleibrink's second, the team won the 2005 Canada Cup of Curling and won the 2005 Olympic Trials getting a berth at the 2006 Olympics.

At the Olympics, Bakker struggled for most of tournament,[5] and was the 8th best second at the games out of ten second's. [1]

In 2006, Bakker left Kleibrink's team to focus more on her family. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glenys Bakker". Official Canadian Olympic Team Website | Team Canada | 2016 Olympic Games. 2011-09-19. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  2. ^ "Alberta - Curling Canada – 2014 Canadian Senior Curling Championships". Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  3. ^ "World Curling Tour". www.worldcurl.com. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  4. ^ Reserved., . All Rights (2013-11-29). "Five shots that rocked the curling world". canada.com. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 
  5. ^ Tcn (2006-02-20). "The Curling News: Canadian women through to semis". The Curling News. Retrieved 2017-01-27. 

External links[edit]

Glenys Bakker on the World Curling Federation database