Vikes paralympic swimmer named to Order of Canada

Vikes Paralympic swimmer, Stephanie Dixon has been named to the Order of Canada.

Dixon was appointed for achieving excellence in the sport of swimming and for her leadership as an advocate for parasport.

In April 2016, the swimmer was inducted into the UVic Sports Hall of Fame and Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

She represented Canada at three Olympic Games (2000, 2004 and 2008) amassing 19 Paralympic medals - seven gold, 10 silver and two bronze.

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