Hayley Wickenheiser

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Hayley Wickenheiser
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Wickenheiser at the 2014 Heritage Classic
Born (1978-08-12) August 12, 1978 (age 42)
Shaunavon, SK, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
National team  Canada
Playing career 1993–present
Website Official site
Medal record
Representing  Canada
Women's ice hockey
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Salt Lake City Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2006 Torino Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2010 Vancouver Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sochi Tournament
Silver medal – second place 1998 Nagano Tournament
IIHF World Women's Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 United States Tournament
Gold medal – first place 1997 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 1999 Finland Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2000 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2004 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2007 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2012 United States Tournament
Silver medal – second place 2005 Sweden Tournament
Silver medal – second place 2008 China Tournament
Silver medal – second place 2009 Finland Tournament
Silver medal – second place 2011 Switzerland Tournament
Silver medal – second place 2013 Canada Tournament
Women's 4 Nations Cup
Gold medal – first place 1996 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 1999 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2000 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2001 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2002 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2004 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2005 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2006 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2007 Canada Tournament
Gold medal – first place 2010 Canada Tournament
Silver medal – second place 1997 Canada Tournament
Silver medal – second place 2003 Canada Tournament
Silver medal – second place 2008 Canada Tournament
Silver medal – second place 2011 Canada Tournament

Hayley Wickenheiser, OC, (born August 12, 1978 in Shaunavon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian women's ice hockey forward. She is the first woman to play full-time pro hockey in a position other than goaltender.

She plays for the Canada women's national ice hockey team. She has represented Canada at 5 Winter Olympic Games, winning the gold medal four times and the silver medal once. She was named tournament MVP twice. She has also played softball for Canada at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Wickenheiser has the most gold medals of any Canadian Olympian. She is considered to be the greatest female ice hockey player in the world.[1]

On February 20, 2014, She was chosen to be a part of the International Olympic Committee's athlete commission.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Notable Women Hockey Players". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 31, 2015.
  2. "Athletes select two IOC reps". ESPN. Retrieved January 31, 2015.

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