Shannon Shakespeare enters her second Olympic Games as one of the key
veterans on the squad. The 12-time national champion qualified for the
4X100 and 4X200 freestyle relays. She raced both events at the 1996 Games
helping Canada to two top-seven finishes. She studies liberal arts and
sciences at the University of Michigan.
Women's 800-metre freestyle relay: Marianne Limpert, Fredericton; Shannon Shakespeare, Winnipeg; Joanne Malar, Hamilton; Jessica Deglau, Vancouver, finished fifth in final.
Marianne Limpert, Fredericton; Shannon Shakespeare, Winnipeg; Laura Nicholls, Waterloo; Jessica Deglau, Vancouver, Waterloo, were seventh in final.
Canadian Olympic swimmers gather after their heat
The Canadian women have a group hug
Jen Button & Shannon Shakespeare laugh
After 5th place finish in 4X200m freestyle
A Canadian group hug
2000 Games Swimming Coverage