08/16/2016 02:36 EDT | Updated 08/16/2016 02:59 EDT

Canadian Olympians 2016: 13 Athletes Whose Parents Also Competed In The Games

They even compete in the same sports as their Olympic parents!


Watching Canada's elite athletes compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics is no short of breathtaking. Their talent, determination and spirit make us all proud.

For 13 competitors, the summer games are in their genes -- literally. That's because their parents also competed in the Olympics. Find out which Canadian athletes are carrying on their parents' legacies.

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