17:50  ,  January 15, 2021

Three-time Olympic rowing champion Kathleen Heddle dies at 55

Kathleen Heddle, a rower who won three Olympic medals, has died at the age of 55, the press service of Rowing Canada Aviron reported.

The former athlete had been battling breast cancer for the past six years and was suffering from other diseases.

Kathleen Heddle scored two gold medals with the Canadian team at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona and won at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

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