Lesley Allison Thompson-Willie – defied the image of the youthful Olympian!

Lesley Allison Thompson-Willie – defied the image of the youthful Olympian!

Lesley Allison Thompson-Willie – defied the image of the youthful Olympian! Lesley Allison Thompson-Willie (born September 20, 1959) is a Canadian rowing coxswain and Olympic champion. She has competed at eight different Olympics, from 1984 to 2016, winning medals in five of them including gold in coxed eight at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. She has also won the World Championship in 1991. At the Olympic rowing centre in Rio de Janeiro , one Canadian athlete on the women’s crew stood out among her teammates, as well as the entire lagoon…

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