February 5, 1945 |
Nancy McCredie (born February 5, 1945 in Belleville, Ontario) is a retired female track and field athlete from Canada, who represented her native country in two events (discus and shot put) at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. She claimed two gold medals at the 1963 Pan American Games in Brazil, followed by a gold once again four years later in the women's shot put event in Winnipeg, Canada. McCredie was rewarded the Velma Springstead Trophy in 1963.
McCredie lived in Brampton during the height of her athletic career, and became the namesake of Nancy McCredie Drive and Nancy McCredie Park.
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