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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Susan Auch Park (Winnipeg)

Dedicated on 11 September 1998, this park, located between Regent Avenue East and Victoria Avenue East east of Wayoata Street, honours Transcona-born and raised Olympic multi-medalist Susan Auch.

Susan Auch began competition speed skating in 1975 and participated in numerous competition at local, national and world championship levels. A few of her accomplishments include: two 500-meter long track Olympic silver medals, Nagano (1998), Lillehammer (1994); short track relay bronze medal winner, Calgary Olympics (1988); three first place 500-meter World Cup medals and six time overall Canadian sprint champion. She was the first Canadian women to break the 39 second barrier in the 500-meter speed skating event.

On 9 April 1998, Auch was inducted into the Order of the Buffalo Hunt for her athletic accomplishments.

Susan Auch Park Plaque (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg

Site Location (lat/long): N49.89570, W96.98830
denoted by symbol on the map above

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Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 March 2012

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