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Date of Birth: 1979
Place of Birth: Slovakia
Hometown: Montréal, QC
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 157 lbs
Years on National Team: 1
 Jana Salat is one of Canada's brightest new stars in women's water polo. Last year at the world junior championships in Sicily she led Canada to the silver medal and was named the tournament's most valuable player. Just a few weeks earlier the Slovakian born player had returned to her homeland with the junior squad and was also named the MVP.

 She immigrated with her family to Edmonton as a youngster and began playing with the Edmonton Tsunami water polo club. Then she joined the Calgary Renegades and helped them to consecutive silver medals at the senior national championships. Salat was named an all-star at the 1998 Canadian junior nationals. She graduated from high school in 1997 and now attends McGill University, majoring in biochemistry.

2000 Games
Sept. 22: Canada def. Kazakhstan 9-8 in overtime to finish fifth in standings.
Sept. 20: Canada lost 7-4 to Australia, dropping to 1-2-2 in round-robin play.
Sept. 19: Women: Canada lost 7-4 to the Netherlands, dropping to 1-1-2 in round-robin play.
Sept. 18: Canada def. Kazakhstan 10-3 in round-robin play for one win and two ties in three games. Sept. 17: Canada tied U.S. 8-8 in second preliminary game.

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Jana Salat appears to have two right arms


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