Sharon Hambrook

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Sharon Hambrook
Personal information
Nationality  Canada
Born (1963-03-28) March 28, 1963 (age 54)
Calgary, Canada
Height 1.59 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Synchronized swimming
Club Calgary Aquabelles
Coach Debby Muir

Sharon Hambrook (born March 28, 1963) is a Canadian former world champion and Olympic medalist in synchronized swimming.[1]

Career[edit]

Hambrook trained with the Calgary Aquabelles.[2] She won a gold medal with her partner Kelly Kryczka in the women's duet at the 1982 World Aquatics Championships in Guayaquil as well as a gold medal in the team event.[3] She received a silver medal in the women's solo at the 1983 Pan American Games in Caracas.[4] Her most notable success was a silver medal in the women's duet with Kelly Kryczka at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles,[5][6] the first year that the sport was recognized by the Olympics.

Honours[edit]

Sharon Hambrook was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 1996,[7] and was inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame in 1988.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sharon Hambrook Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "The Aquabelles celebrate 50 years of synchro-sisterhood | Metro Calgary". metronews.ca. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "World Swimming Championships". www.gbrathletics.com. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
  4. ^ Olderr, Steven. The Pan American Games / Los Juegos Panamericanos: A Statistical History, 1951-1999, bilingual edition / Una Historia Estadistica, 1951-1999, edicion bilingue (in Spanish). McFarland. ISBN 9780786443369. Retrieved 19 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "1984 Summer Olympics – Los Angeles, United States – Synchronized Swimming"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 26, 2008)
  6. ^ Galford, Ellen. XXIII Olympiad: Los Angeles 1984, Calgary 1988. Warwick Press Inc. ISBN 9781987944204. Retrieved 19 May 2017. 
  7. ^ "Sharon Hambrook". Official Canadian Olympic Team Website | Team Canada | 2016 Olympic Games. 19 September 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
  8. ^ "Hambrook, Sharon". ashfm.ca. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 

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