Dawson graduate wins Bronze medal for Canada at the 2016 Olympic Games


Bianca Farella, a former Dawson College Blues Rugby player, has along with her teammates won a Bronze Medal for Canada in Rugby Sevens at the 2016 Olympic Games. Bianca played women’s rugby at Dawson College from the fall of 2009 until the winter of 2011. She graduated from the Pure and Applied Science program at Dawson College and attended University at Concordia where she played Rugby and was nominated as Rookie of the Year in 2012. After one year at Concordia University she was selected for the Canadian National Team and moved to British Colombia.

Dawson College and the Athletics Department wish to congratulate Bianca and her teammates for their great accomplishment at the Olympic Games and for their continued success in the Rugby Sevens international competitions.

Still competing in the Olympics is basketball player Lizanne Murphy, another Dawson graduate.

Last Modified: August 11, 2016