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Yukoner inducted into Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

Stephanie Dixon - (Canadian Paralympic Committee Facebook)

Yukoner Stephanie Dixon has been inducted into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame.

The 19 time Paralympic medalist was announced as one of seven on the 2016 inductee class.

Dixon retired from para-swimming in 2010. At the 2000 Sydney Paralympic games, she won five gold and two silver medals.

Others on the inductee list include six time Stanley Cup Champion Bryan Trottier and former CFL star Michael Pinball Clemons.

Dixon is an advocate for Disability Rights with the Yukon Human Rights Commission.

The formal ceremony will take place in Toronto on November 1st. 

 

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