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Richmond Hill Sports Hall of Fame Inductee - Marian Munroe (Snider)

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Sport(s): Track & Field
Category: Athlete
Year of Induction: 2000

Marian Munroe (Snider) is an accomplished track and field athlete with many achievements to her credit. During her athletic career, Marian brought fame to Richmond Hill High School and the community, setting records and reaching goals. Marian set an example for other girls to follow through the excellence she achieved in both sport and academics. Marian was the girl’s champion in the district for the 80-yard dash and broad jump, winner of the Myrtle Cook Trophy and named the Most Outstanding Canadian Woman’s Junior Athlete. Upon graduation, a section of her school yearbook was dedicated to her and her many achievements.

Some of Marian’s major sports accomplishments are as follows:

  • Ontario Midget Girls Champ
  • Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships - two 1st  place finishes 
  • Canadian Midget Championship - new record 10.5 seconds, 60m hurdles
  • Canadian Individual Championship Trophy

  • Richmond Hill High School Junior Girls Champ
  • Ontario Senior Girls Championship - new Ontario record, 80m hurdles
  • Ontario representative British Empire Game trials - two 2nd place and one 3rd place finish

  • Member Canadian Pan American Games team
  • Canadian & Quebec Provincial and Dominion meet - set new Canadian juvenile record, 80m hurdles

  • Tokyo Olympics bid - did not place due to an injury caused by a hurdle in an early heat

    Marian was the first Richmond Hill resident to win a medal at the Pan American Games and to make an Olympic team. Marian now makes her home in Sacramento, California.
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