Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame

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Audrey Turner

Athletes (1987)
Audrey Turner completely dominated her sport of diving during a career, which extended over a 20-year period. She first gained recognition by winning the Saskatchewan Junior Diving title in 1937. She retained this title the following year. In 1939, she began to compete as a senior and started a series of victories, which will not likely be surpassed by another diver. She was Saskatchewan champion from 1939-1948.

From 1939 to 1945, she finished second in the Canadian championship, then placed first in 1946, 1947 and 1948. As well, in 1944, 1945 and 1947 she added the British Columbia championship to her list of accomplishments. When Audrey moved to Alberta, she won that province's championship from 1948 to 1958. In 1948, she won the title at the Canadian Olympic trials but missed selection to the Canadian team due to insufficient funds.

Audrey was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of fame in 1971.