William Sherring

William Sherring

William “Billy” Sherring was one of the world’s greatest marathoners when, at the 1906 Olympic Games in Athens, he captured marathon gold.

Laurence O’Connor

Laurence O’Connor

Hurdler Larry O’Connor represented Canada at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin making the 100m hurdles final and setting his personal best time.

Sammy Richardson

Sammy Richardson

Sam Richardson was just a teenager when he represented Canada at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, competing in the long jump, triple jump and in the 4x100m relay.

Benjamin Keeper

Benjamin Keeper

Benjamin “Joe” Keeper’s fourth place finish in the 10,000m at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm is Canada’s best ever Olympic finish in that event.

Cyril Coaffee

Cyril Coaffee

Two-time Olympic sprinter Cyril Coaffee represented Canada at the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp and 1924 Olympic Games in Paris.