METCALFE WRIGHT Megan < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Canada   
Gender Women
Born 27 Jan 1982 in Edmonton, CAN
Height1.57 m
Weight 51 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Husband Jonathan
Residence Morgantown, WV, USA
Occupation Athlete, Physical Therapist
Languages English
Higher education Physiotherapy - West Virginia University: Morgantown, WV, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began running in elementary school.
Why this sport? In high school she discovered that the more time she put into running the better she got, so she gradually dropped all of her other sports to focus on track.
Club / Team Edmonton Thunder: Edmonton, AB, CAN
Name of coach Sean Cleary
General Interest
Hobbies Hiking, skiing, reading, listening to music, cooking. (NOC, 31 Jul 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto "You know no matter how good you do and how perfect things are, you can always do better. You can never be totally satisfied in how you do." (edmontonjournal.com, 17 Mar 2012)
Awards and honours She became the first Canadian woman to qualify for an Olympic 5000m final, in Beijing in 2008. (athleticsalberta.com, 09 Feb 2010)
Famous relatives Her twin brother Mike ran for the University of Alberta. She met her husband Jonathan when they ran together at West Virginia University.(athleticsillustrated.com, 12 Apr 2012; edmontonjournal.com, 17 Mar 2012)
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