Sports Wall of Fame

Draeger-Seymour, Monika

Draeger-Seymour, Monika
Full size image of plaque

The Rowing Awards for Monika started in 1974. Her pairs team was third in the World Championship in Lucerne Switzerland. This marked the first womens team to represent Canada in any World Championship. Monika's team won the World Rowing Championship in August 1975, and she was a member of the Womens' Eight World Championship Team in November 1978.

Monika won several Provincial and National championship medals during her career. The highlight of Monika's career was her appearance in the 1976 Montreal Olympics. In the 1980 Pre-Olympic Regatta she qualified for the boycotted Moscow Olympics.

Monika retired from rowing in 1980.

Automatic induction January 1992.

This image may not be reproduced without the written permission of Monika Draeger-Seymour 

Additional Images & Resources

Click to view photograph of Induction Ceremony  Click to view photograph of Induction Ceremony
From the library's image database (click the link to view the full record)

Title 3rd Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Monika Draeger-Seymour Rowing
Creator  Simon, Pat
Description  Mayor Wayne Thomson (right)presenting award to Hans Draeger, Alderman Paisley Janvary in background
Date  1992.
Monika Draeger-Seymour, Olympic rower  Monika Draeger-Seymour, Olympic rower
From the library's image database (click the link to view the full record)

Title Monika Draeger-Seymour Olympic rower
Description  black & white digital image ; date unknown ;
Notes  This image may not be commercially reproduced ;Contact the Canadian Olympic Association for image reproduction permisssion ;
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