McBean named Canada's chef de mission for Tokyo Games

(Reuters)

The Toronto native captured three gold medals in her two Olympic appearances to become one of just two Canadians to be a triple gold medalist at the Summer Games.

Since retiring from competition in 2000 due to a back injury, McBean has been an active athlete mentor and advocate.

Recently she has worked with the Canadian Olympic Committee as a specialist in preparing athletes emotionally and psychologically to give their best performance possible at the Olympic Games.

(Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Alison Williams)

Source Reuters

Stay up to date with SBS NEWS

  • App
  • Subscribe
  • Follow
  • Listen
  • Watch