Eddie Haddad

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Eddie Haddad (February 20, 1928 in Winnipeg, Manitoba – August 14, 1978 in Chilliwack, British Columbia)[1] was a boxer primarily active in the 1940s in Manitoba and British Columbia. His first major international tournament was at the 1948 Olympic Games as a lightweight boxer, which was followed up as a Canadian team member of the 1950 British Empire Games (now called the Commonwealth Games).

In local amateur boxing in British Columbia one of his important achievements was the 1948 Golden Boy award.[2]

Haddad is an inductee in the Military, Manitoba and the Greater Victoria Sports Halls of Fame.[3]

BC Amateur Boxing Hall of Fame[edit]

In 2010, Haddad was one of 15 to be the core group of inductees. Some others of note were Freddy Stephen Fuller, Frank Albert Scott and Dale Walters in the boxer category[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eddie Haddad's profile at Sports Reference.com
  2. ^ BC Amateur Boxing News
  3. ^ Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame
  4. ^ BC Amateur Boxing Hall of Fame