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CP declares Burnaby's Sinclair 2012 top female athlete

Canada hosts the women’s World Cup of soccer in 2015, and Christine Sinclair and her team are already hard at work training. - Contributed photo
Canada hosts the women’s World Cup of soccer in 2015, and Christine Sinclair and her team are already hard at work training.
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The awards keep rolling in for Christine Sinclair.

The Burnaby soccer product was named 2012 Canadian female athlete of the year by Canadian Press on Thursday. It's the first time a soccer player has won the award.

And then on Friday the Canadian women's teams she led to bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London was named team of the year by CP.

Earlier in December, Sinclair was voted as Canadian athlete of the year, the Lou Marsh Award, handed out by the Toronto Star.

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