November 22, 1931|
|Died||June 20, 2002(aged 70)|
Irene Margaret MacDonald, OBC (November 22, 1931 – June 20, 2002) was a Canadian athlete, sports executive and broadcaster from Hamilton, Ontario. She won Canada's first-ever Olympic diving medal, a bronze, at the 1956 Summer Games.
She won a Bronze medal in 3 Metres Springboard Diving at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games and a Silver medal at the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. She also competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics.
- "Famous Canadian Women Athletes". Retrieved 2007-01-23.
- Allan Woods (July 23, 2002). "Irene MacDonald: Canada's 'queen of the springboard'". The Globe and Mail. p. R9.