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Ron Minor

Wheelchair Sports Athlete - Inducted 1980

Ron Minor started his winning ways in wheelchair sports in 1975. Basketball, swimming, weight-lifting, and track and field have held his attention. In 1976, he won silver and bronze medals in the Canadian National Championships, improving the next year to win a gold, three silver, and four bronze medals. He claimed six track and field gold medals and a silver medal in basketball at the 1978 Nationals. While competing at the 1978 Pan American Games, he won three golds, establishing World records in the 800m and 1500m races. In 1979, Ron Minor won a total of five gold and six silver medals at National meets and at a meet in England. 

After Induction

1980 - Placed 6th in the 100m, 5th in the 800m, 7th in the 1500m, and won bronze in the 4x100m relay at the Arnhem Paralympics.

1984 - Won Gold 200m ‘4’, Gold 400m ‘4’, 100m ‘4’ Bronze, 800m ‘4’ Bronze, Marathon ‘4’ Bronze. at the New York/Stoke Mandeville Paralympics.

1988 - Seoul Paralympics - Wheelchair Basketball - Result 5th.

1992 - Barcelona Paralympics - Wheelchair Basketball - Result 5th.

1996 - Inducted into the Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame (Athlete)

2005 - NWBA Championship Title

2018 - Alberta Sports Hall of Fame - 2004-05 Alberta Northen Lights Basketball Team

2018 - Inducted into the Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame