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Gymnastics - 06. February 2009.

FIG Vice President Slava Corn honoured


FIG Vice President Slava Corn (CAN)
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OTTAWA (CAN) – LAUSANNE (SUI), FIG Office, January 30, 2009: For the second time, FIG Vice President Slava Corn (CAN) has been named to the 2008 CAAWS list of Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity in Canada.

The list is compiled by the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS). Twenty women were named to the 2008 version, which recognises women who have made a significant impact as academics, athletes, administrators, advocates, broadcasters, coaches, executives, fundraisers, managers, officials, psychologists and volunteers. Their selection to the list reflects their influential activity in the calendar year 2008.

Slava Corn has worked diligently to develop the entire spectrum of the sport of gymnastics, from recreational programs to high performance. Her contribution to the development and promotion of the sport is well recognised around the world. Her dedication, commitment, and innovative approaches have enabled the sport to progress and evolve both in Canada and internationally.

For her outstanding contribution to gymnastics in Canada, Slava has been recognised by Gymnastics Canada as a Life Member, has won the Malcolm Hogarth Leadership Award, and is the recipient of the Carol Anne Letheren Award for international leadership and has been named as one of the 20 most influential women in sport in Canada in 2006 and 2008.

Her work at so many levels continues to inspire and encourage other women and girls to pursue their dreams!

Source: Gymnastics Canad
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