Kathleen Heddle

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Kathleen Joan Heddle
Personal information
Born (1965-11-27) November 27, 1965 (age 54)
Trail, British Columbia
ClubBurnaby Lake Rowing Club

Kathleen Joan Heddle, OBC (born November 27, 1965) is a Canadian rower. Heddle and her long-time rowing partner Marnie McBean were the first Canadians to win three Olympic gold medals.

In 1997, Heddle was awarded the Order of British Columbia and was inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame. Heddle also was awarded the Thomas Keller Medal by FISA, the International Rowing Federation, for her outstanding career in international rowing.


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