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Buffy Alexander | St. Catharines Sports Hall of Fame
March 27, 1977
St. Catharines, ON
Competed in the 2000, 2004 & 2008 Olympics – Finished 3rd, 4th and 4th respectively.
First Canadian rower, who as a mother competed at the 2008 Olympic Games.
1997, 1998, 1999 & 2003 World Rowing Championship Medalist.
1997 & 1998 Canadian University Rowing Championship Gold Medalist with University of Victoria.
1998 and 1999 University of Victoria Athlete of the Year Award.
1996, 1997 & 2002 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta Champion.
1997 and 2000 St. Catharines Athlete of the Year Award.
Competed at the 1995 Jr World Rowing Championships – finished in 4th place.
1994 & 1995 Canadian Secondary Schools Rowing Association Champion with Holy Cross Secondary School.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in the eights event
Bronze medallist at the 1998, 1999 and 2003 world championships at Milan, St. Catharines and Cologne respectively.
Silver medallist in the eights at the 1997 world championships in Lac d’Aiguebellette, France.
2004 Summer Olympics – fourth place finish in the coxless pair.
Finished in fourth place at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the women’s eight.