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Doug Rogers (judoka)

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Doug Rogers in 1964

Alfred Harold Douglas "Doug" Rogers (January 26, 1941 – July 20, 2020) was a Canadian Olympic competitor in judo. He was the first Canadian to win an Olympic medal in the sport. He was an honoured member in the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame.[1] He won a silver medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics and gold medals at two Pan American Games, in 1965 and 1967. He was born in Truro, Nova Scotia.

Rogers died on July 20, 2020 in Vancouver, aged 79.[2]


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  1. "Doug Rogers". Canada Sports Hall of Fame. 2008. Archived from the original on 2013-11-25. Retrieved 2009-05-20.
  2. Canadian Wall of Famer Doug Rogers Passes Away