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Date of Birth: 13/07/68
Place of Birth: Montreal, QC
Hometown: Montreal, QC
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 275 lbs
Years on National Team: 4
  Kai Bjorn, a former CFL player in the 1990's with the Ottawa Rough Riders and Winnipeg Blue Bombers, is one of Canada's top Olympic gold medal contenders in Star sailing with partner and 1992 Olympic bronze medallist Ross Macdonald. Sailing has been part of Bjorn's life all along. His family runs a sailboat building business in Montreal. His father Peter Bjorn also competed in the Star class for Canada at the 1972 Munich Games placing ninth with Ian Bruce.

  Kai Bjorn first raced with Macdonald in 1995 at the Bacardi Cup and they won the competition. They teamed up again 1998 to pursue a spot at the Olympic Games. They qualified for Sydney by placing second at the world championships for the second straight year this spring.

2000 Games
Sept. 30: Open Star: Ross Macdonald, Vancouver, and Kai Bjorn, Montreal, wound up fifth overall.
Sept. 28: Open Star: Ross Macdonald, Vancouver, and Kai Bjorn, Montreal, were seventh after seven races.
Sept. 26: Open Star: Ross Macdonald, Vancouver, and Kai Bjorn, Montreal, were eighth overall after six races.
Sept. 23: Star: Ross Macdonald, Vancouver, and Kai Bjorn Montreal, were fourth after two races.


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