Wanita Dykstra-May

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Year Inducted 2019
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Sport Track & Field

BIOGRAPHY

  • Wanita is the Canadian Junior record holder for high jump with a height of 1.92m which she set in 1993 and still stands in 2019.
  • In 2001 competed in the Francophone Games where she took home the Championship with a jump of 1.91m.
  • Is the five-time Canadian Champion in high jump.
  • Competed in the 2001 World Championships where she finished in 15th place.
  • Is the Canadian Pentathlon high jump record holder with a jump of 1.91m.
  • Holds the Ontario Indoor High Jump record with a jump of 1.91m.
  • NCAA runner up, 6 x All American (Kansas State University)
  • Winner of the1991 Myrtle Cook Award for Top Junior Canadian athlete.
  • CIAU Champion in 1994 while competing for the University of Toronto.
  • Competed at the 1993 World Junior Championships in South Korea where she placed 13th.
  • At the age of 18 was the youngest World University athlete to compete for Canada at the Championships held in Buffalo, NY in 1993.1993 in Buffalo, NY.