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Entry in the IOC 2014
Country CAN (Canada)
Born 12 August 1978
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Calgary, Canada (2013)

Founder of the Wickenheiser International Women’s Hockey Festival; Founder of www.hayleywickenheiser.com – a skills and personal development site for hockey players; Women’s softball analyst at CBC TV (2008)

Sports practised
Ice hockey, softball

Sports career
Gold medallist at the Olympic Winter Games: Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006, Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014; Olympic silver medallist: Nagano 1998; Canadian flag-bearer, Sochi 2014; Olympic tournament MVP: Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006; Medallist at the World Championships: gold (1994, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2007 and 2012); silver (2005, 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2013); won several regional and national titles; participated in the Games of the Olympiad (Sydney 2000) as a Team Canada softball player

Sports administration
Athlete Mentorship Programme Coordinator at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) (2011-)

Member of other associations
Charitable endeavours at the following associations (among others): Jump Start, KidSport, Project North, Right to Play, Ovarian Cancer Canada; Athlete Ambassador at Right to Play Canada; Member of the Board of ParticipACTION

Awards and distinctions
Sports Illustrated number 20 of 25 Toughest Athletes in the World; two-time finalist for the Women’s Sports Foundation Team Athlete of The Year; twice named among the Globe and Mail’s “Power 50” influencers in sport; named among QMI Agency’s top 10 “Greatest Female Athletes in the History of Sports"; Officer of the Order of Canada "for her achievements as an athlete and for her contributions to the growth of women's hockey” (2011); Canada’s Walk of Fame (2014)

IOC History
Member of the following Commissions: Athletes (2014-), Medical (2014-2015), Medical and Scientific (2015-2016)