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Barbara Ann Scott

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1948 Winter Olympics Barbara Ann Scott

 

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Barbara Ann Scott (CAN) - European Championships Prague 1948 - ISU Archives

 

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ICE SKATING: Barbara Ann Scott wins Canadian figure skating championship (1947)

 

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"Barbara Ann Scott"- 1948 Canadian Figure Skating Winter Olympics Gold Medalist

 

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Canadian ice skater Barbara Ann Scott. At the training camp in Switzerland. 1948 (Colorized)

Barbara Ann Scott was a Canadian figure skater. She was the 1948 Olympic champion, a two-time World champion (1947–1948), and a four-time Canadian national champion in ladies' singles. Known as "Canada's Sweetheart", she is the only Canadian to have won the Olympic ladies' singles gold medal, the first North American to have won three major titles in one year and the only Canadian to have won the European Championship (1947–48). During her forties she was rated among the top equestrians in North America. She received many honours and accolades, including being made an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1991 and a member of the Order of Ontario in 2008.
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