Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Olympian Josie Morrison Retires from Competitive Speedskating

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Olympian Josie Morrison Retires from Competitive Speedskating

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Canadian Olympian Josie Morrison retires

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CALGARY - Canadian Olympic speedskater Josie Morrison has announced her retirement from competitive speedskating.

The 24-year-old from Kamloops, B.C., placed fourth as a member of Canada's team pursuit squad and 21st in the 1,500 metres at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Morrison stepped on the podium for the first time at the international level last year, winning a bronze at the World Cup in Heerenveen, Netherlands, in the women's team pursuit.

"Being a speed skater has made me a better person," Morrison said in a statement. "Knowing this is what makes the end of my competitive journey is so special. I'm so grateful for the invaluable lessons speed skating has taught me and the people I have met throughout. …

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