Michelle MacPherson

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Michelle MacPherson
Personal information
Full nameMichelle A. MacPherson
National teamCanada
Born (1966-05-11) May 11, 1966 (age 54)
Toronto, Ontario
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBackstroke, butterfly
ClubEtobicoke Swim Club

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]

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  1. "Coaches". Arizona Aquatic Club. Retrieved 2014-11-1. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Member Information". Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2014-11-1. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Michelle MacPherson Hojnacki". Cincinnati Bearcats. Retrieved 2014-11-1. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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