Shannon Shakespeare

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Shannon Shakespeare is an Olympic swimmer for Canada who competed in the 1996 and 2000 Olympic games.

In February 2008, Team Darfur swimmers Nikki Dryden and Shannon Shakespeare spoke at a rally outside the Chinese mission to the UN, asking China to lead the world in helping the people of Darfur.  Simultaneously, Team Darfur president Joey Cheek spoke alongside members of Congress at a press conference on Capitol Hill.