Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Opening Soon

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Opening Soon

By Brian Schultz

The new Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame is set to open on Saturday, October 27 and will host a roster of professional athletes on the big day.

The gallery will offer a free public viewing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 145 Pacific Avenue. Artifacts include items from Manitoba’s rich sport history, like the AVCO Cup and Clara Hughes’ bike from the ‘96 Olympics. Children can play games, such as a video home run derby with Winnipeg Goldeyes’ star Amos Ramon.

Athletes will be signing autographs all day, including…

10 a.m. — James Murphy, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Grey Cup champion
Janine Hanson, 2012 Olympic Silver Medalist — rowing
Amos Ramon, Winnipeg Goldeyes

12 p.m. — Joe Daley, Winnipeg Jets goaltender

1 p.m. — Ken Ploen, Winnipeg Blue Bomber

2 p.m. — Ab McDonald, first Winnipeg Jets captain

3 p.m. — Susan Auch, three-time Olympic medallist, speed skating

Times are subject to change. Updates will be available at ManitobaHallofFame.ca.

 

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