Stojko, Brunet honored
Figure skater Elvis Stojko and canoeist Caroline Brunet were named
athletes of the year yesterday at the Canadian Sport Awards in Toronto.
Stojko, of Richmond Hill, Ont., won the World Championship in 1997 and took
the silver medal at the Nagano Olympics.
Brunet, of Lac- Beauport, Que., won three gold medals at the world paddling
championships in Dartmouth, N.S., in August. She also won a silver medal at
the Atlanta Olympics in 1996.
The national women's hockey team was named outstanding female team after
winning the world championship. The team also brought home a silver medal from
The outstanding pair of the year award went to rowers Alison Korn of
Nepean, Ont., and Emma Robinson of Winnipeg. They won a gold medal at the
world championships last summer.