Day 5 Feature Athlete: Clara Hughes
Canadian Olympian, Clara Hughes, competed in her last race Wednesday, announcing that London 2012 would be her last Games. She came in fifth place in her Cycling event despite suffering a back injury only six weeks ago.
Hughes has won six medals in her 16 year career, tying her with Canadian speedskater Cindy Klassen as Canada’s most decorated Olympians. Hughes is also the only Olympian to have ever won multiple medals in both the Summer and Winter Games.
Check out these articles on Hughes from 3 different Canadian publications: