Sports Hall of Fame: Seven Quebec personalities are inducted into the Hall of Fame

Montreal, May 31, 2022 – The Quebec Sports Hall of Fame is pleased to announce seven people who will be inducted into the Quebec Sports Hall of Fame in 2022.

“The 2022 cohort enrollment reflects the extraordinary richness of Quebec’s sporting heritage. These athletes and builders are wonderful ambassadors of Quebec and the other immortal that enriched our sporting heritage. Among the people of, it is a great pride to welcome them to our temple, referring to Mr. Jack Barril, President of Pantheon Desports Duquebec. To keep our sporting history alive, I We have a duty to remember to immortalize their achievements and achievements. »»

The 2022 cohort consists of five athletes and two builders. These personalities were selected by a 10-member selection committee, chaired by Richard de Calfell, consisting of Hall of Fame athletes and sports and media personalities.

Their dedication to Quebec’s sports history will take place next fall at the 31st Induction Gala in Montreal.

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Erik Guay-Alpine Skiing (Mont Tremblant)

His many successes in the international scene have made him the most decorated Canadian skier in history. He has participated in the World Alpine Ski Championships seven times, won 25 podiums in 231 World Cups, and won two world titles (downhill in 2011, Super-G in 2017).

Benoît Huot-Paralympic (Longueuil)

He is one of Canada’s most decorated athletes, having participated in the Paralympics five times and won 20 medals. He was a member of the national team from 1998 to 2018, winning more than 30 medals in six world championships and setting more than 60 world records.

Charline Labonte-Hockey (Greenfield Park)

The second player to play in major junior hockey in Canada was the Academy Bassard Titan from 1999 to 2000, winning four gold medals at the Winter Olympics (2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014). In Turin 2006, her extraordinary performance in the semi-finals and finals helped the women’s team win the gold medal.

Martin St. Louis-Hockey (Laval)

He established himself as one of the NHL’s most aggressive players in the 2000s. With a total of 1,033 career points, he won the Stanley Cup and won two Art Ross Trophy awards at Heart, Ted Lindsay and Readybing. Olympic gold in Sochi in 2004 and 2014.

Georges St-Pierre-Mixed Martial Arts (Saint-Issidol)

One of Canada’s most popular athletes in all disciplines and one of the greatest mixed martial arts fighters in history, he has helped grow the sport globally. The UFC Welterweight Champion, GSP, holds the most title defense records in this category, with nine players.

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Michelle Gendron-Federated Sports (Trois Rivieres)

Called “La Madame de Ju du Quebec” by Prime Minister Rene Levesque, she worked on the 40th final of Ju du Quebec. She was there for everyone, from starting as a volunteer at the first regional Quebec game in Joliet in 1970 to the finals of the Alma game in the winter of 2017. She is a communication pioneer in the coalition sports community and plays a versatile role at SPORTS QUÉBEC, especially in representing the interests of the sports community.

Olga Hrycak-Basketball (Montreal)

Her basketball coaching career spans 48 years, leading the schools of the Montreal School Board of England, Champlain University and Dawson University. In 2003, she became the first woman to lead a men’s college basketball program in North America, and she formed Citadins del’UQÀM to build her history.