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Vera Holdsworth

Trapshooting Athlete - Inducted 1989

Vera Holdsworth had a remarkable career as one of Canada's outstanding trapshooters. She was an Alberta Champion nineteen times, a Canadian Ladies Champion thirteen times, the 1959 North American Ladies Champion, and was the first woman to qualify for both the Canadian and American Trapshooting Teams. She also qualified for the All-Canadian and All-American Teams in her chosen sport. In 1961, she competed as a member of the Canadian Men's Team with a personal score of 99 out of 100. Vera Holdsworth is a life member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association of America and the Alberta Trapshooting Association. She was inducted into the Alberta Trapshooting Hall of Fame; named All-American five times, captain of the All-Canada Trap Team; and, voted to the Sports Field Magazine Award All-American Trapshooting Team.

After Induction

Canadian Ladies Champion: 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972.

Vera passed away on August 13, 2002