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Prince George doctor shares stories from role as Team Canada's chief medical officer and SImon Whitfield's aunt

Simon Whitfield won Olympic triathlon gold in 2000 and silver in 2008. Prince George's Dr. Janet Ames is his aunt has spent her own time inside the Olympic Village. (John Ulan/Canadian Press)

Dr. Janet Ames first experienced the Olympic Games when she picked up sweatsuits from track athletes in Montreal. She would later be the chief medical officer for Team Canada, and she just happens to be the aunt of this year's Team Canada flagbearer Simon Whitfield.

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