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Here’s a photo of a Canadian Olympic athlete from the July 23 1937 edition of the Toronto Daily Star:

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Roxy Atkins (1912-2002) was a competitor in the 1936 Olympic Games; she was a hurdler. After the Second World War, she married and moved to the United States, eventually becoming an American citizen. She worked with American track and field teams in 1956, 1971, and 1983, among others.

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