Canadian Press Bobbie Rosenfeld Award winners list for female athlete of the year

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Winners of the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award, given out by The Canadian Press to the Canadian female athlete of the year:

2020 _ Christine Sinclair, soccer

2019 _ Bianca Andreescu, tennis

2018 _ Brooke Henderson, golf

2017 _ Brooke Henderson, golf

2016 _ Penny Oleksiak, swimming

2015 _ Brooke Henderson, golf

2014 _ Eugenie Bouchard, tennis

2013 _ Eugenie Bouchard, tennis

2012 _ Christine Sinclair, soccer

2011 _ Jennifer Heil, freestyle skiing

2010 _ Joannie Rochette, figure skating

2009 _ Aleksandra Wozniak, tennis

2008 _ Chantal Peticlerc, wheelchair racing

2007 _ Hayley Wickenheiser, hockey

2006 _ Cindy Klassen, speedskating

2005 _ Cindy Klassen, speedskating

2004 _ Lori-Ann Muenzer, cycling

2003 _ Perdita Felicien, track and field

2002 _ Catriona Le May Doan, speedskating

2001 _ Catriona Le May Doan, speedskating

2000 _ Lorie Kane, golf

1999 _ Nancy Greene named Athlete of the Century (no athlete of the year)

1998 _ Catriona Le May Doan, speedskating

1997 _ Lorie Kane, golf

1996 _ Alison Sydor, cycling

1995 _ Susan Auch, speedskating

1994 _ Myriam Bedard, biathlon

1993 _ Kate Pace, skiing

1992 _ Silken Laumann, rowing

1991 _ Silken Laumann, rowing

1990 _ Helen Kelesi, tennis

1989 _ Helen Kelesi, tennis

1988 _ Carolyn Waldo, synchronized swimming

1987 _ Carolyn Waldo, synchronized swimming

1986 _ Laurie Graham, skiing

1985 _ Carling Bassett, tennis

1984 _ Sylvie Bernier, diving

1983 _ Carling Bassett, tennis

1982 _ Gerry Sorensen, skiing

1981 _ Tracey Wainman, figure skating

1980 _ Sandra Post, golf

1979 _ Sandra Post, golf

1978 _ Diane Jones-Konihowski, track and field

1977 _ Cindy Nicholas, swimming

1976 _ Kathy Kreiner, skiing

1975 _ Nancy Garapick, swimming

1974 _ Wendy Cook, swimming

1973 _ Karen Magnussen, figure skating

1972 _ Jocelyn Bourassa, golf

1971 _ Debbie Van Kiekebelt and Debbie Brill, track and field (tie)

1970 _ Beverley Boys, diving

1969 _ Beverley Boys, diving

1968 _ Nancy Greene, skiing

1967 _ Nancy Greene, skiing

1966 _ Elaine Tanner, swimming

1965 _ Petra Burka, figure skating

1964 _ Petra Burka, figure skating

1963 _ Marlene Stewart Streit, golf

1962 _ Mary Stewart, swimming

1961 _ Mary Stewart, swimming

1960 _ Anne Heggtveit, skiing

1959 _ Anne Heggtveit, skiing

1958 _ Lucile Wheeler, skiing

1957 _ Marlene Stewart, golf

1956 _ Marlene Stewart, golf

1955 _ Marilyn Bell, swimming

1954 _ Marilyn Bell, swimming

1953 _ Marlene Stewart, golf

1952 _ Marlene Stewart, golf

1951 _ No Award

1950 _ Bobbie Rosenfeld, track and field, Named Athlete of the Half Century (no athlete of the year)

1949 _ Irene Strong, swimming

1948 _ Barbara Ann Scott, figure skating

1947 _ Barbara Ann Scott, figure skating

1946 _ Barbara Ann Scott, figure skating

1942-1945 _ Second World War, No Awards

1941 _ Mary Rose Thacker, figure skating

1940 _ Dorothy Walton, badminton

1939 _ Mary Rose Thacker, figure skating

1938 _ Noel MacDonald, basketball

1937 _ Robina Higgins, track and field

1936 _ Betty Taylor, track and field

1935 _ Aileen Meagher, track and field

1934 _ Phyllis Dewar, swimming

1933 _ Ada Mackenzie, golf


This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 28, 2020.

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