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Date of Birth: 06/05/77
Place of Birth: Mission, BC
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 145 lbs
Years on National Team: 6
 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.

2000 Games
Sept. 20: Women's 800-metre freestyle relay: Marianne Limpert, Fredericton; Shannon Shakespeare, Winnipeg; Joanne Malar, Hamilton; Jessica Deglau, Vancouver, finished fifth in final.
Sept. 16: 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