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The late Dr. Jeannie Cameron was inducted for her almost 40 years as a stellar track-and-field athlete. Known for her “physical prowess” in any sport she tried, the Antigonish native was selected athlete of the Games in 1975, where she won five gold and two silver medals. While dominating women’s running in Atlantic Canada from the late 1970s to the mid-1980s, Cameron remained a fixture at her beloved Games. She continued to run throughout her life with success in road races such as the annual Games’ five-miler where she reamins the record-holder in both female master and senior master divisions.

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