Tina Poitras

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Tina Poitras (born October 5, 1970 in Thompson, Manitoba) is a former race walker from Canada, who competed for her native country at two Summer Olympics: Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996. She set her personal best time of 44:32 in the women's 10 km event in 1997.


Poitras was given the Terry Fox Humanitarian award in 1992 in recognition of her 'social spirit, humanitarian and community service, while maintaining excellence in academic, amateur sport and physical well-being'.


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1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 16th 5000 m 25:09.73
1991 Universiade Sheffield, United Kingdom 7th 10 km 46:25
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 28th 10 km 47:22
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 21st 10 km 46:50
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 34th 10 km 48:24
1994 Jeux de la Francophonie Bondoufle, France 6th 10,000 m 49:05.81
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 21st 10 km 45:02
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 25th 10 km 46:51

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