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Rhona and Rhoda Wurtele

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Rhona and Rhoda Wurtele, 1945

Grace Rhona Wurtele Gillis CM (January 21, 1922 – January 17, 2020)[1] and Isabella Rhoda Wurtele Eaves CM (born January 21, 1922) were Canadian skiers. They were identical twin sisters. The pair were active in the 1940s and 1950s. The duo won many North American skiing competitions. Together they made up the entire 1948 Winter Olympics women's alpine team for Canada. Rhoda also competed at the 1952 Winter Olympics. The Wurteles were born in Saint-Lambert, Quebec.

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  1. "Grace Rhona Wurtele Obituary". Dignity Memorial. January 2020. Retrieved January 19, 2020.

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