Reema Abdo

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Reema Abdo
Personal information
Full nameReema Abdo
National teamCanada
Born (1963-05-19) May 19, 1963 (age 58)
Aden, Federation of South Arabia
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBackstroke
ClubTrenton Dolphins
Medal record
Women's swimming
Representing  Canada
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Los Angeles 4x100 m medley

Reema Abdo (born May 19, 1963) is a Canadian retired swimmer. She was a backstroke swimmer.

Abdo 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 Pamela Rai.

She was born in Aden in the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen. In 1976, Abdo and her family moved to Trenton, Ontario. She would then join the Trenton Dolphin Swim Club. She debuted with the Canadian national swimming team at the 1982 Commonwealth Games. There she was able to reach the final of the 200 metre backstroke event, but she did not win a medal. After she retired, she became a constable for the Ontario Provincial Police.[1]

She was inducted into the Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame in 1997.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biography". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2012-11-11. Retrieved January 1, 2019.
  2. "Member Information". Ontario Aquatic Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2014-12-22. Retrieved January 1, 2019.

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