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Andréanne Morin is Olympic Silver Medalist in the Women’s 8 at the London 2012 Games. She has represented Canada in 3 Olympiads: Athens 2004 (7th), Beijing 2008 (4th) and London 2012. She has represented Canada in 3 continents, 12 countries and earned a dozen international medals at World Championships and World Cups. She says she owe a lot of her success to her amazing teammates; one legendary coxswain and 7 other superstars. She has been a proud ambassador for Canada, Quebec and female athletes.Andréanne is native of Montréal and throughout her 12-year athletic career on the National team has successfully juggled her academic studies. She attended The Study School in Montréal before pursuing her schooling at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire. In 2006, she graduated from Princeton University, NJ in Political Economy, where she was also won the 2006 NCAA rowing title in the Varsity 8. Since the London Olympics, she has resumed her Law degree at the Université de Montréal.
She has also been involved in sporting organizations. She currently sits on the Athlete’s Commission for the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC). In 2011, she was appointed to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Athlete Committee as the only North American summer athlete on the committee. As far as a career, she hopes to weaver her passion for Olympic values with her interests in law. Sport law could be a nature progression, but only time will tell!