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Memorable Manitobans: Gregory Mark Oswald (1955-2008)

Athlete.

Although one of his legs was amputated, he remained active in skiing, becoming one of two two Canadians who participated in an exhibition of paralympic sport during the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics. He died of cancer on 1 September 2008.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 September 2008.

“Manitobans’ legacy a better province,” Winnipeg Free Press, 4 January 2009, page B3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 January 2015

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