Sports Hall of Fame to Honor Hazelton's Huynh

4/20/2017

Hazelton's Carol Huynh is one of two B-C Olympians being inducted this year into the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame.

She and Victoria resident Simon Whitfield will be among nine people honoured at a ceremony slated for Toronto in November.

Huynh captured an Olympic gold medal in women's wrestling in 2008 before adding a bronze in 2012 in London.

Whitfield won the Olympic triathlon in 2000 and a silver medal in 2008.

Other inductees announced this morning include speedskater Cindy Klassen, Stanley Cup champ Lanny McDonald and Masters-winning golfer Mike Wier.