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Olympic Trio Heads McGill Sports Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2021


Published: 16Jun2021

Three Olympians head a list of six new inductees for the Class of 2021, announced Tuesday, to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame.

Former Canadian national basketball team captain Sylvia Sweeney, a Montrealer now residing in Toronto, will be joined by swimmer Marianne Limpert, a silver-medalist at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games who hails from Fredericton, N.B., and rower Derek O'Farrell (BSc '07) from Unionville, Ont.
Other honoured laureates include five-time volleyball All-Canadian Jennifer Thomson (BEd '09, MA '11) of Rosemere, Que., who now resides in St. Alexandre, Que., Gilles Hudon (BA '84), a Montreal-born hockey player currently residing in Columbia, S.C., and Thomas Thompson (BSc [PE] '58; DipEd '61; MEd '78) of Westmount, Que., who was elected in the builder category after six decades of administrative support and alumni development for McGill Athletics and Recreation as well as the University.

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