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Subject: Lynn Kanuka is the Voice of the 2013 Legion Championships
(Posted on Aug 7, 2013 at 09:48AM by Megan Hooge) Tags:

BC/Yukon Ladies' Auxiliary Announces Voice of the 2013 Legion Championships

LANGLEY, BC July 31st, 2013
The Legion proudly announces, Olympic Medalist 3000m LA 84, Lynn Kanuka, as the Voice of the 2013 Hosting of the Legion National Track & Field Championships being held August 9, 10, 11 at McLeod Athletic Park in Langley, BC.

Lynn is an Alumni of the Championships, having had her start with the Legion as a young, aspiring track star many years ago.  Her athletic and life accomplishments are impressive.
1984 Bronze Medal Olympian 3000 Los Angeles
1989 Bronze World Championships Norway
Commonwealth Gold Scotland '86
Canadian Record Holder 1500m
Former Canadian Record Holder 3000m, 5000m, 10K on the roads
Olympic, BC and Saskatchewan Halls of Fame
YWCA Woman of Distinction Award
Professional Career as a Coach and Motivational Leader
As an inspiration for the 2013 Legion Championships’ youth
athletes, Lynn has encouraging words. “The parallels between being
 successful in life and what it takes to be a high performance athlete, are huge. Commitment ~ preparation training ~ striving to be the best you can be ~ and above all else, believing in yourself.”  
Lynn also has high praise for The Royal Canadian Legion. “I am honoured to be part of the 2013 Legion Championships,” comment Lynn. “For me, it’s like giving back to the Legion for the opportunities they gave me, putting me on a path of personal growth, development and discovery.  The Legion believes in Canada’s youth, I am proof of that.”    
For further information:

Sharel Fraser 778.772.1585 or

For more information about the Championships, please visit

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