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Pamela Rai

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Pamela Rai
at 1984 Olympic Games,
Personal information
Full namePamela Leila Rai
National teamCanada
Born (1966-03-29) March 29, 1966 (age 58)
New Westminster, British Columbia
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
ClubHyack Swim Club
College teamUniversity of Victoria
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 4×100 m freestyle
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1986 Edinburgh 4×100 m freestyle

Pamela Leila Rai (born March 29, 1966) is a Canadian retired swimmer. She was a freestyle and butterfly swimmer.

Rai competed for Canada at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. She was able to win a bronze medal for Canada. She won the bronze medal in the 4×100 m medley relay with Anne Ottenbrite, Michelle MacPherson, and Reema Abdo. She also won a silver medal for Canada at the 1983 Pan American Games in the 4x100 m medley.

In 1984, Rai attended the University of Victoria. While there, Rai set five national university records and was named the 1985 Canadian University Swimmer of the Year. She retired in 1986 to finish her schooling.[1]

She was inducted into the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1993,[2] University of Victoria Vikes Hall of Fame in 2005,[3] and the British Columbia Swimming Hall of Fame on October 3, 1998.[4]

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  1. "Biography". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2015-01-30.
  2. "Pamela Rai". BC Sports Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2015-01-30.
  3. "UVic Sports Hall of Fame". University of Victoria Vikes. Retrieved 2015-01-30.
  4. "BC Swimming Hall of Fame - October 3, 1998". Swim BC. Archived from the original on 2015-02-21. Retrieved 2015-01-30.

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