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Michelle MacPherson

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Michelle MacPherson
Personal information
Full nameMichelle A. MacPherson
National teamCanada
Born (1966-05-11) May 11, 1966 (age 58)
Toronto, Ontario
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
StrokesBackstroke, butterfly
ClubEtobicoke Swim Club
Medal record
Women's swimming
Representing Canada
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Los Angeles 4×100 m medley
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 1983 Caracas 100 m butterfly
Silver medal – second place 1983 Caracas 200 m medley
Silver medal – second place 1983 Caracas 4x100 m medley
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Caracas 400 m medley

Michelle MacPherson (born May 11, 1966) is a Canadian retired swimmer. She was a backstroke and butterfly stroke swimmer.

MacPherson competed for Canada at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. She was able to win a bronze medal for Canada in the 4×100 m medley relay with Anne Ottenbrite, Reema Abdo, and Pamela Rai. She set a Canadian record in the 200 m individual medley that year. She also won three silver medals for Canada at the 1983 Pan American Games in the 100 m butterfly, 200 m medley, and the 4x100 m medley relays, as well as a bronze medal in the 400 m medley.

MacPherson currently resides in Chandler, Arizona. She also coaches at the Arizona Aquatic Club. She is married to John Hojnacki and they have four sons Zachary, Dylan, Hunter and Skyler. Her husband is also a coach at the Arizona Aquatic Club.[1]

She was inducted into the Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame in 1995 and was inducted into the James P. Kelly Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Coaches". Arizona Aquatic Club. Archived from the original on 2015-07-11. Retrieved 2014-11-01.
  2. "Member Information". Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2014-11-01.
  3. "Michelle MacPherson Hojnacki". Cincinnati Bearcats. Archived from the original on 2014-08-01. Retrieved 2014-11-01.

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