September 19, 2013
FOUR OLYMPIANS HEADLINE 2013 BC SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY
TORONTO – Today, the Canadian Olympic Committee released the following statement to highlight the induction of Pat Quinn, two-time Olympian (Ice Hockey, 2002 and 2006) and Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic gold medallist; Brent Hayden, three-time Olympian (Swimming, 2004, 2008 and 2012) and London 2012 bronze medallist; Ralph Hutton, three-time Olympian (Swimming, 1964, 1968 and 1972) and Munich 1972 Olympic silver medallist; and Sandy Gilchrist, two-time Olympian (1948 and 1952), into British Columbia’s Sports Hall of Fame.
“This year’s inductees to BC’s Sports Hall of Fame are a wonderful reminder of how successful and wide-ranging of a sports nation we truly are. Combined, Pat, Brent, Ralph and Sandy have inspired Canadians with their strength and determination, and they have also provided us with decades of wonderful performances and memories. Congratulations to our outstanding Olympians who each have contributed immensely to Canada’s legacy of sporting excellence.”
– Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
Please clickhere for a full list and bios of all the 2013 inductees.
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