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Dr. Curtis Myden

Wrong Dr. Curtis Myden?
Calgary
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Three-Time Member
    Canadian Olympic team

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree
    University of Calgary
  • University of Calgary Alumni Association
28 Total References
Web References
University of Calgary Swim Club : Coaches & Directors
www.calgaryswimming.com, 1 May 2014 [cached]
Curtis Myden (Olympic silver medalist, Sydney 2000 in the 400 IM; World Championships silver medalist, Perth 1996 in the 400 IM; Commonwealth record holder)
.: goDinos.com - News & Information :.
www.godinos.com, 5 June 2006 [cached]
Myden named UofC Grad of the DecadeMonday June 05, 2006
CALGARY - Former University of Calgary Dinos swimmer Curtis Myden, has been named Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) by the University of Calgary Alumni Association.
Myden's name needs no introduction as he has received numerous awards both athletically and academically.A native Calgarian, Curtis is a three-time member of the Canadian Olympic team having competed in the 1992, 1996, and 2000 Olympic games in the individual medley event.
Curtis attained his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Calgary in 1999, and graduates as a Medical Doctor in 2006.He will begin his Orthopedic Residency this year at the University of Calgary.
In addition to distinguishing himself in the swimming, Curtis did likewise in classroom.His list of athletic accomplishments and academic awards are numerous.He was a five-time Canadian Interuniversity Sport Academic All-Canadian, a five-time CIS All-Canadian in swimming, two-time University of Calgary Male Athlete of the Year (1994 and 1999), 1997 Borden Ladner Gervais Male Athlete of the Year in the CIS, Canada West Male Academic Athlete of the Year 1994 and 1999 and Calgary Booster Club/University of Calgary Scholar Athlete of the Year in 1997.He was also named City of Calgary Male Athlete of the Year in 1996.
In the pool Curtis was just as outstanding.He was a double bronze medalist in the 1996 Summer Olympics (Atlanta) in the 200-meter and 400-meter individual medley events.At the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia Myden captured a bronze medal in 400 individual meter medley.He was the Canadian and Commonwealth record holder in the individual medley events at the time he was competing.
"I have known Curtis all his competitive career.
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Curtis will receive his award at the ARCH Awards sponsored by the University of Calgary Alumni Association, Monday, June 5 at the Roundup Centre (Palomino Room), Stampede Park at 7:00 PM.
Orthopaedic Surgery :: University of Calgary
ortho.ucalgary.ca, 29 Oct 2014 [cached]
Dr. Curtis Myden
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halloffame.olympic.ca [cached]
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Curtis Myden
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Renowned for his steely determination and tremendous work ethic, Curtis Myden is one of Canada's greatest swimmers. The three-time Olympian and triple Olympic medallist has set records and shone for Canada in a sport with a very high level of global competition.
Born in Calgary, Myden lived for a while with his family in the Caribbean. There, in the warm water of the Bahamas, Myden discovered that which would guide him through the next three decades. At age seven, he and his family returned to Canada where Myden promptly joined Calgary's Cascade Swim Club. Fast forward to age 16, and Myden entered the University of Calgary Swim Club, under the coaching guidance of swimming legend Deryk Snelling.
Three years later, Myden qualified for his first Olympic Games. In 1992, Myden finished 25th in the 100-metre breaststroke and 10th in the 400-metre individual medley. There in Barcelona he watched teammate Mark Tewksbury win gold - a performance that served as motivation. At the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, Myden made his biggest splash. He captured two bronze medals in the 200- and 400-metre individual medley.
Four years later the national team leader won his third bronze medal, this one in the 400-metre individual medley. This medal came amid a deep pool of swimmers. With that third-place finish in Sydney in 2000, Myden became the first Canadian swimmer to win medals at consecutive Olympic Games. He also set a Commonwealth record in the 400-metre event at the Sydney Games. Leading up to this moment, he had broke his own Canadian record at the 1999 Pan American Games, winning all individual medley gold medals, as well as winning two silver medals at the Pan Pacific Championships.
Myden is a 30-time national champion and Canadian record holder in both short and long course 200- and 400-metre individual medleys. He was Swimming Canada's Male Athlete of the Year from 1994-1997 and 1999-2000. From 1994-2000, he was Alberta's Male Swimmer of the Year. In 2002, Myden was the first person to be inducted in the newly created Swimming Canada Circle of Excellence. In 2006 the University of Calgary selected him as the "Graduate of the Last Decade" and the following year he was inducted in the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame.
Myden said that his career in swimming and the lessons he learned in the pool prepared him for his career in medicine, where he specializes in orthopedics. A 2006 graduate from the University of Calgary, Myden is nearing the end of his five-year orthopedic surgeon residency training program.
Curtis ...
halloffame.olympic.ca [cached]
Curtis Myden
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2011 Hall of Fame Inductee: Curtis Myden
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2011 Hall of Fame Inductee: Curtis Myden
Renowned for his steely determination and tremendous work ethic, Curtis Myden is one of Canada's greatest swimmers. The three-time Olympian and triple Olympic medallist has set records and shone for Canada in a sport with a very high level of global competition.
Born in Calgary, Myden lived for a while with his family in the Caribbean. There, in the warm water of the Bahamas, Myden discovered that which would guide him through the next three decades. At age seven, he and his family returned to Canada where Myden promptly joined Calgary's Cascade Swim Club. Fast forward to age 16, and Myden entered the University of Calgary Swim Club, under the coaching guidance of Deryk Snelling.
Three years later, Myden qualified for his first Olympic Games. In 1992, Myden finished 25th in the 100-metre breaststroke and 10th in the 400-metre individual medley. There in Barcelona he watched teammate Mark Tewksbury win gold - a performance that served as motivation. At the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, Myden made his biggest splash. He captured two bronze medals in the 200- and 400-metre individual medley.
Four years later the national team leader won his third bronze medal, this one in the 400-metre individual medley. This medal came amid a deep pool of swimmers. With that third-place finish in Sydney in 2000, Myden became the first Canadian swimmer to win medals at consecutive Olympic Games. He also set a Commonwealth record in the 400-metre event at the Sydney Games. Leading up to this moment, he had broken his own Canadian record at the 1999 Pan American Games, winning all individual medley gold medals, as well as winning two silver medals at the Pan Pacific Championships.
Myden is a 30-time national champion and Canadian record holder in both short and long course 200- and 400-metre individual medleys. He was Swimming Canada's Male Athlete of the Year from 1994-1997 and 1999-2000. From 1994-2000, he was Alberta's Male Swimmer of the Year. In 2002, Myden was the first person to be inducted in the newly created Swimming Canada Circle of Excellence. In 2006 the University of Calgary selected him as the "Graduate of the Last Decade" and the following year he was inducted in the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame.
Myden said that his career in swimming and the lessons he learned in the pool prepared him for his career in medicine, where he specializes in orthopedics. A 2006 graduate from the University of Calgary, Myden is nearing the end of his five-year orthopedic surgeon residency training program.
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