Janet Nutter

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Janet Nutter
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Born April 2, 1953

Janet Ruth Nutter (born April 2, 1953 in Montréal, Quebec) is a retired diver from Canada, who was supposed to represent her native country at the 1980 Summer Olympics, but failed to do so after the boycott. A resident of Thornhill, Ontario she twice won a medal at the Pan American Games (1975 and 1979), and two medals (gold and bronze) at the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

She was one of four Canadian athletes chosen by director Paul Cowan to appear in the National Film Board of Canada documentary Going the Distance, about the 1978 Games in Edmonton.[1]

Inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 1986.


  1. ^ "Going the Distance". Canadian Film Encyclopedia. Toronto International Film Festival. Retrieved 7 October 2013. [permanent dead link]

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