Olympic Medalist Anne Jardin-Alexander To Carry Olympic Torch in Cornwall
Former Olympic athlete Anne Jardin-Alexander, winner of 2 bronze medals in the Montreal 1976 Olympics , will be carrying the Olympic Torch in Cornwall on December 14th.
Mrs. Jardin-Alexander, now a teacher at Frank Ryan Catholic School in Ottawa, will be bringing a cheering team of over 180 students and 10 teachers with her. “Our students and 10 staff are very excited and keen to travel to Cornwall…They are looking forward to this memorable trip.”
About Anne Jardin-Alexander
Anne Jardin-Alexander was born Anne Jardin in Montréal Québec in 1959. She won two bronze swimming medals in the Canadian Olympic Games in her hometown of Montreal in 1976. She finished with a bronze in the 4×100 meter Freestyle and won another bronze in the 4×100 meter Medley. Anne also broke the world record in the 50 meter Freestyle on August 19, 1978 in Etobicoke Ontario. Anne also won silver in the 1979 Pan American Games in the 4×100 meter freestyle in San Juan Puerto Rico.
About the Cornwall Torch Relay
The Olympic Torch will be arriving in Cornwall at 11:00 am at Highway 138 and Cornwall Centre Road. It will then wind its way down Pitt Street to its final destination in Lamoureux Park for the lighting of the ceremonial cauldron at approximately noon.
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