Sault Ste. Marie, ON (2018 05 22) – Mayor Christian Provenzano, Members of City Council and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee would like to announce the 2018 Sault Ste. Marie Sports Hall of Fame Inductees.
Folgo Della Vedova – Javelin, Coaching, Athlete Coaching: 1975 – 2018 Secondary School and University Javelin athletes 1970 – 1974 OUAA Bronze, Silver, Gold Medalist, Record Holder 1975 – 1999 Senior Men Provincial, National Bronze, Silver, Gold Medalist 1985 – 1999 Masters Provincial, National, International Medalist, Record Holder 1978 – 1991 Provincial & National Achievement Award for Distinguished Performance in Amateur Athletics
Richard Evoy – Golf, Athlete
27 Golf Tournament Wins in Sault Ste. Marie and Ontario
9 Sault Ste. Marie Club Championships, 3 Labour Day and 4 City Championships
Qualified and played in 5 National Golf Championships – 20th Place in 2015 Canadian Senior Championships in Capilano, B.C.
Represented Ontario at Ontario/Michigan Senior Ryder Cup (2015)
Qualified and played in 1999 and 2003 Canadian Tour Golf Professional Tournaments.
Qualified and played in the Ontario Amateur, the Ontario Mid-Amateur, the Ontario Junior and Ontario Senior Championships.
Sherri Smith – Track, Athlete
(1st) Canadian National Track & Field Champion in 5000M (1998)
(1st) World ITU Women Overall Champion Triathlon (2004) Maeira, Portugal
Represented Canada at 6 World Championships
HP Broughton Award – Sault Ste. Marie Athlete of the Year (2005)
Sault Ste. Marie Medal of Merit Award for Athletic Achievement (2015)