The Info List - Bobbie Rosenfeld Award

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The Bobbie Rosenfeld
Bobbie Rosenfeld
Award is an annual award given to Canada's female athlete of the year. The sports writers of the Canadian Press
Canadian Press
(CP) first conducted a poll to determine the nation's top female in 1933, naming golfer Ada Mackenzie
Ada Mackenzie
the winner.[1] The CP formalized the poll into an award in 1978, presenting their winner with a plaque. It was named after Bobbie Rosenfeld, an all-around athlete and Olympic track and field champion whom the news organization had named its top athlete of the half-century in 1950.[2] The award is separate from the Lou Marsh Trophy, in which a select panel of sports writers vote for their top overall athlete. The poll was suspended for four years during the Second World War after the CP decided it could not name a sporting "hero" at a time when Canadian soldiers were fighting in Europe.[3] Figure skater Barbara Ann Scott
Barbara Ann Scott
was the first woman to lead the poll three times, accomplishing the feat in consecutive years between 1946 and 1948.[4] That total was matched by speed skater Catriona Le May Doan
Catriona Le May Doan
in 2002.[5] Golfer Marlene Streit finished top of the poll the most times, winning on five occasions between 1952 and 1963.[6] Golfer Brooke Henderson, who also won in 2015, is the most recent winner. Henderson won two LPGA tournaments in 2017 and finished 6th on the money list.


1 Voting 2 List of winners 3 Notes 4 References 5 Further reading

Voting[edit] The CP first voted on a female athlete of the year in 1933,[1] one year after it inaugurated a poll that became the Lionel Conacher Award for the nation's top male athlete.[7] The poll is separate from the previously existing Velma Springstead Trophy, which also names a female athlete of the year and was first presented by the Women's Amateur Athletic Federation of Canada in 1932.[8][9] Ada Mackenzie
Ada Mackenzie
was selected the first winner on a straight vote of each writer's top choice.[1] By 1935, the poll was conducted using a points system where voters ranked their top three choices. Each writer's top pick received three points, their second two, and their third one.[10] A tie occurred in 1971 as pentathlete Debbie Van Kiekebelt and high jumper Debbie Brill
Debbie Brill
finished with an identical 208 points. Van Kiekebelt had more first place votes, 55 to 38, however the two women were named co-winners of the award.[11] Barbara Ann Scott
Barbara Ann Scott
was the first woman to unanimously win the award, doing so in 1947.[12] Scott nearly duplicated the feat the following year, however the lone dissenting vote was given to a mare, Victory Gift.[4] No winner was selected for the year 1950, as the CP instead chose Bobbie Rosenfeld
Bobbie Rosenfeld
as Canada's female athlete of the half-century.[13] Skier Nancy Greene
Nancy Greene
was voted Canada's female athlete of the century in 1999. Greene was herself a two-time winner of the annual poll, and was also an Olympic gold medalist, six-time Canadian champion and twice won the Alpine World Cup.[14] Voters selected their first disabled athlete as the winner in 2008, naming wheelchair racer Chantal Petitclerc the recipient of the Bobbie Rosenfeld
Bobbie Rosenfeld
Award after she won five gold medals and set three world records at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing.[15] Swimmers have won the most awards at 12, followed by golfers and skiers (including biathlete Myriam Bédard) with 11 each, and figure skaters with 10 victories. List of winners[edit]

Anne Heggtveit was a two-time winner in the 1960s

Nancy Green was a two-time winner and named Canada's athlete of the century

Perdita Felicien
Perdita Felicien
won in 2003

Catriona Le May Doan
Catriona Le May Doan
was a three-time winner

Chantal Petitclerc
Chantal Petitclerc
was the first disabled athlete to win the award in 2008

Joannie Rochette
Joannie Rochette
won the award in 2010

Year Winner Sport Win # Achievement

1933 Mackenzie, AdaAda Mackenzie Golf 1 Winner of Canadian Women's open and closed championships[1]

1934 Dewar, PhyllisPhyllis Dewar Swimming 1 Quadruple gold medalist at 1934 British Empire Games[8]

1935 Meagher, AileenAileen Meagher Track and field 1 Considered Canada's top female sprinter[10]

1936 Taylor, BettyBetty Taylor Track and field 1 Bronze medalist at 1936 Summer Olympics[16]

1937 Higgins, RobinaRobina Higgins Track and field 1 Set Canadian record in the javelin throw[17]

1938 MacDonald, NoelNoel MacDonald Basketball 1 Captained her team to national championship.[18]

1939 Thacker, Mary RoseMary Rose Thacker Figure skating 1 Won North American championship[19]

1940 Walton, DorothyDorothy Walton Badminton 1 Toronto, Ontario and Canadian champion[20]

1941 Thacker, Mary RoseMary Rose Thacker Figure skating 2 Won North American championship for third consecutive year[21]

1942 zzz !No award (Second World War)[a]

1943 zzz !No award (Second World War)[a]

1944 zzz !No award (Second World War)[a]

1945 zzz !No award (Second World War)[a]

1946 Scott, Barbara AnnBarbara Ann Scott Figure skating 1 Canadian and North American champion[22]

1947 Scott, Barbara AnnBarbara Ann Scott[b] Figure skating 2 European and world champion[12]

1948 Scott, Barbara AnnBarbara Ann Scott[b] Figure skating 3 Gold medalist at the 1948 Winter Olympics, European and world champion[4]

1949 Strong, IreneIrene Strong Swimming 1 Holder of numerous Canadian records[23]

1950 Rosenfeld, BobbieBobbie Rosenfeld Athlete of the half-century[c] Track and field 999— Gold and silver medalist at the 1928 Summer Olympics, set records in numerous athletics events, also played hockey, basketball and tennis[13]

1951 zzz !No award[24]

1952 Streit, MarleneMarlene Streit Golf 1 Winner of Canadian Women's closed championship[25]

1953 Streit, MarleneMarlene Streit Golf 2 Winner of the British Ladies Amateur Golf

1954 Bell, MarilynMarilyn Bell[b] Swimming 1 First person to swim across Lake Ontario[27]

1955 Bell, MarilynMarilyn Bell Swimming 2 Youngest person to swim across the English Channel[27]

1956 Streit, MarleneMarlene Streit[b] Golf 3 Winner of eight tournaments, including U.S. Women's Amateur[28]

1957 Streit, MarleneMarlene Streit Golf 4 Winner of Canadian closed and Ontario amateur championships[28]

1958 Wheeler, LucilleLucille Wheeler[b] Skiing 1 Winner of downhill and slalom world championships[29]

1959 Heggtveit, AnneAnne Heggtveit Skiing 1 Winner of multiple European events[30]

1960 Heggtveit, AnneAnne Heggtveit[b] Skiing 2 Gold medalist at the 1960 Winter Olympics[31]

1961 Stewart, MaryMary Stewart Swimming 1 Set world record in 110-yard butterfly[32]

1962 Stewart, MaryMary Stewart Swimming 2 Gold medalist at 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games[33]

1963 Streit, MarleneMarlene Streit Golf 5 Winner of three tournaments, including Canadian open and closed championships[6]

1964 Burka, PetraPetra Burka Figure skating 1 Canadian champion and bronze medal winner at 1964 Winter Olympics[34]

1965 Burka, PetraPetra Burka[b] Figure skating 2 Winner of world championship[35]

1966 Tanner, ElaineElaine Tanner[b] Swimming 1 Quadruple gold medalist at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games[36]

1967 Greene, NancyNancy Greene[b] Skiing 1 Winner of the 1967 Alpine Skiing
World Cup[37]

1968 Greene, NancyNancy Greene[b] Skiing 2 Gold and bronze medalist at 1968 Winter Olympics
1968 Winter Olympics
and winner of the 1968 Alpine Skiing
World Cup[38]

1969 Boys, BeverlyBeverly Boys Diving 1 Canadian champion and winner of English diving championship[39]

1970 Boys, BeverlyBeverly Boys Diving 2 Double gold medalist at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games[40]

1971 Van Kiekebelt, DebbieDebbie Van Kiekebelt[d] Pentathlon 1 Gold medalist at 1971 Pan American Games[11]

1971 Brill, DebbieDebbie Brill[d] High jump 1 Gold medalist at 1971 Pan American Games[11]

1972 Bourassa, JocelyneJocelyne Bourassa Golf 1 Top-20 finish in the LPGA Tour

1973 Magnussen, KarenKaren Magnussen Figure skating 1 Winner of world championship[42]

1974 Cook, WendyWendy Cook Swimming 1 Triple gold medalist at the 1974 British Commonwealth Games[43]

1975 Garapick, NancyNancy Garapick Swimming 1 Set world record in the 200 metre backstroke[44]

1976 Kreiner, KathyKathy Kreiner Skiing 1 Gold medalist at the 1976 Winter Olympics[45]

1977 Nicholas, CindyCindy Nicholas Swimming 1 First woman and fastest person to complete a double crossing of the English Channel[46]

1978 Jones-Konihowski, DianeDiane Jones-Konihowski Pentathlon 1 Gold medalist at the 1978 Commonwealth Games[2]

1979 Post, SandraSandra Post[b] Golf 1 Second on the LPGA Tour, earned more prize money in a single year than any previous Canadian golfer[47]

1980 Post, SandraSandra Post Golf 2 Earned over US$100,000 on LPGA Tour[48]

1981 Wainman, TraceyTracey Wainman Figure skating 1 Winner of the St. Ivel International[49]

1982 Sorensen, GerryGerry Sorensen Skiing 1 Winner of the downhill world championship[50]

1983 Bassett, CarlingCarling Bassett Tennis 1 Winner of one tournament and finalist in two others as first year professional[51]

1984 Bernier, SylvieSylvie Bernier Diving 1 Gold medalist at the 1984 Summer Olympics[52]

1985 Bassett, CarlingCarling Bassett Tennis 2 Ranked 17th in the world by the Women's Tennis

1986 Graham, LaurieLaurie Graham Skiing 1 Seven top-three finishes and third overall in downhill[54]

1987 Waldo, CarolynCarolyn Waldo Synchronized swimming 1 Double gold medalist at World Aquatic Championships[55]

1988 Waldo, CarolynCarolyn Waldo[b] Synchronized swimming 2 Double gold medalist at the 1988 Summer Olympics[56]

1989 Kelesi, HelenHelen Kelesi Tennis 1 Ranked 13th in the world by the Women's Tennis

1990 Kelesi, HelenHelen Kelesi Tennis 2 First woman to win four consecutive national senior championships[58]

1991 Laumann, SilkenSilken Laumann[b] Rowing 1 World champion in single skulls and World Cup winner[59]

1992 Laumann, SilkenSilken Laumann Rowing 2 Won bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics, less than three months after serious accident that doctors predicted would end her career[24][60]

1993 Pace, KateKate Pace Skiing 1 Winner of the downhill world championship[61]

1994 Bedard, MyriamMyriam Bédard[b] Biathlon 1 Double gold medalist at 1994 Winter Olympics[62]

1995 Auch, SusanSusan Auch Speed skating 1 Won silver and bronze medals at world championships, second overall in World Cup[63]

1996 Sydor, AlisonAlison Sydor Cycling 1 Silver medalist at 1996 Summer Olympics, world champion and World Cup winner[64]

1997 Kane, LorieLorie Kane Golf 1 Earned Canadian record of US$426,000 on LPGA Tour[65]

1998 Le May Doan, CatrionaCatriona Le May Doan Speed skating 1 Gold and bronze medalist at 1998 Winter Olympics, leader in the World Cup at both 500 and 1000 metres[66]

1999 Greene, NancyNancy Greene Athlete of the century[c] Skiing 999— Olympic gold medalist, two-time Alpine World Cup champion, six-time Canadian champion[14]

2000 Kane, LorieLorie Kane Golf 2 Winner of three LPGA Tour

2001 Le May Doan, CatrionaCatriona Le May Doan Speed skating 2 Canadian and world champion, set world record at 500 metres[68]

2002 Le May Doan, CatrionaCatriona Le May Doan[b] Speed skating 3 Gold medalist at 2002 Winter Olympics, world champion, overall champion and set Olympic record at 500 metres[5]

2003 Felicien, PerditaPerdita Felicien Track and field 1 World champion in the 100 metres hurdles[69]

2004 Muenzer, Lori-AnnLori-Ann Muenzer Cycling 1 Gold medalist at the 2004 Summer Olympics[70]

2005 Klassen, CindyCindy Klassen Speed skating 1 Set four world records en route to winning eight medals on World Cup circuit[71]

2006 Klassen, CindyCindy Klassen[b] Speed skating 2 Won five medals (one gold, two silver, two bronze – Canadian record) at the 2006 Winter Olympics[72]

2007 Wickenheiser, HayleyHayley Wickenheiser Ice hockey 1 Captained Team Canada to world championship and named most valuable player of tournament[73]

2008 Petitclerc, ChantalChantal Petitclerc[b] Wheelchair racing 1 Won five gold medals and set three world records at 2008 Summer Paralympics[15]

2009 Wozniak, AleksandraAleksandra Wozniak Tennis 1 First Canadian in ten years to reach the fourth round of a grand slam event[74]

2010 Rochette, JoannieJoannie Rochette Figure skating 1 Won bronze medal at 2010 Winter Olympics
2010 Winter Olympics
days after her mother died of a heart attack[75]

2011 Heil, JenniferJennifer Heil Freestyle skiing 1 Finished her career by winning two gold medals in women's moguls at the Freestyle Skiing
World Championships[76]

2012 Sinclair, ChristineChristine Sinclair[b] Soccer 1 Won bronze in soccer with Team Canada at the 2012 Olympics[77]

2013 Bouchard, EugenieEugenie Bouchard Tennis 1 Climbed to number 32 in the WTA rankings, was named Newcomer of the Year[78]

2014 Bouchard, EugenieEugenie Bouchard Tennis 2 Reached number 5 in the WTA rankings, was named Most Improved Player, reached Wimbledon Finals.[79]

2015 Henderson, BrookeBrooke Henderson Golf 1 First Canadian to win on the LPGA Tour
in more than a decade.[80]

2016 Oleksiak, PennyPenny Oleksiak[b] Swimming 1 Won four medals (including one gold) at the 2016 Summer Olympics
2016 Summer Olympics
in swimming[81]

2017 Henderson, BrookeBrooke Henderson Golf 2 Won two LPGA Tour
events, finishing 6th on the money list.[82]

Notes[edit] a According to the Canadian Press, the award was discontinued between 1942 and 1945 because "sports writers decided athletes cannot rate as heroes while young Canadian pilots, paratroopers and corvette gunners fought for freedom in the shadow of death".[3] b Denotes athlete also won the Lou Marsh Trophy
Lou Marsh Trophy
as Canadian athlete of the year[83] c No winner was announced for the years 1950 or 1999 as the Canadian Press instead voted for athlete of the half-century and century, respectively.[84] d Joint winners named in 1971 References[edit]

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