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The Best Olympic Athletes from Canada

Updated June 14, 2019 3.1k votes 277 voters 7.7k views

List RulesVote up the best Canadian Olympians.

Canada has produced some fantastic athletes over the years, unsurprisingly in the field of hockey. These are the best Canadian Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Canadian athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Canadian Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Canada is by casting your votes below. 

Iconic hockey players like Wayne Gretzky and Sidney Crosby are Canadian. Up and coming stars like figure skater Gabrielle Daleman also come from Canada. Who are the greatest Olympians from Canada? It's hard to say with so many great athletes for the gold. 

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Canada Olympic athletes on this list and down vote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Canada.

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    Sidney Patrick Crosby (born August 7, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who...  more

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    Wayne Douglas Gretzky (; born January 26, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey...  more

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    Hayley Wickenheiser (born August 12, 1978) is a Canadian former ice hockey player, and the...  more
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    Martin Pierre Brodeur (French pronunciation: ​[maʁtɛ̃ bʁɔdœʁ]; born May 6, 1972) is a...  more
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    Mikaël Kingsbury (born 24 July 1992) is a Canadian freestyle skier and is the most...  more
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    Patrick Lewis Wai-Kuan Chan (born December 31, 1990) is a Canadian former competitive figure...  more
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    Kelly VanderBeek (born January 21, 1983 in Kapuskasing, Ontario) is a Canadian retired alpine...  more
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    Pierre Fritz Lueders (born 26 September 1970 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian Olympic,...  more
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    Kaetlyn Osmond is a Canadian figure skater. She is the 2012 Skate Canada champion, the 2012...  more
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    Lesley Kaitlyn Lawes (born December 16, 1988) is a Canadian curler. Lawes plays third for the...  more
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    Meagan Duhamel (born December 8, 1985) is a Canadian pair skater. With partner Eric Radford,...  more
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    Eric Radford

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    Eric Radford (born January 27, 1985) is a Canadian pair skater. With partner Meagan Duhamel,...  more
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    Penny Oleksiak

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    Gabrielle Daleman is a Canadian figure skater. She represented Canada at the 2014 Winter...  more
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    Joannie Rochette (born January 13, 1986) is a Canadian figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic...  more
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    Alexandre Bilodeau (French pronunciation: ​[bilɔdo]; born September 8, 1987) is a retired...  more
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    Rosanna Crawford is a Canadian biathlete. Crawford competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in...  more
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    Tessa Jane McCormick Virtue (born May 17, 1989) is a Canadian ice dancer. With ice dance...  more
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    Julia Murray (born December 23, 1988, in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian retired...  more
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    Duncan Keith (born July 16, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and an...  more
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    Catherine Ward (born February 27, 1987) is a member of the Canada women's national ice hockey...  more
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    Simon St. Quentin Whitfield (born 16 May 1975 in Kingston, Ontario) is a retired Olympic...  more
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    Andre De Grasse

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    Clara Hughes, (born September 27, 1972) is a Canadian cyclist and speed skater who has won...  more
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    Scott Moir

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    Scott Patrick Moir (born September 2, 1987) is a Canadian ice dancer. With ice dance partner...  more