Who's your pick for Canadian athlete of the year?

With the Lou Marsh Award set to be handed out Tuesday to the Canadian athlete of the year as chosen by a panel of media members, we want to know who you’d pick for the country’s top performer of 2016. 

Review the names on our short list and vote for your choice in the poll below.

CBCSports.ca will reveal its selection for Canadian athlete of the year later this week.

Sidney Crosby (hockey)

  • Won second Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Named MVP of World Cup after leading Canada to victory
  • Leads NHL in goals this season with 21 in first 23 games

Andre De Grasse (sprinting)

  • Won 3 medals at Rio Olympics: silver in 200m, bronze in 100m and 4x100m

Derek Drouin (high jump)

  • Won gold at Rio Olympics

Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford (figure skating)

  • Won second consecutive pairs world title
  • Won two gold medals on Grand Prix circuit
  • Took bronze at Grand Prix Final

Brooke Henderson (golf)

  • Won twice on LPGA tour, including Women’s PGA Championship

Rosie MacLennan (trampoline)

  • Won second consecutive Olympic gold medal

Penny Oleksiak (swimming)

  • Won 4 medals at Rio Olympics: gold in 100m freestyle, silver in 100 butterfly, two relay bronze
  • Won 4 medals at short-course world championships: two relay gold, relay silver, bronze in 100m freestyle

Milos Raonic (tennis)

  • Reached Wimbledon final
  • Won Brisbane International tournament
  • Climbed to No. 3 in world ranking

Auré​lie Rivard (swimming)

  • Won four medals at Rio Paralympics, including three individual gold

Christine Sinclair (soccer)

  • Helped Canada to second straight Olympic bronze medal
  • Passed Mia Hamm for No. 2 on all-time goal-scoring list

Erica Wiebe (wrestling)

  • Won gold in women’s 75 kg event at Rio Olympics

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