|Full name||George Patrick Genereux|
March 1, 1935|
|Died||April 10, 1989
Genereux was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the son of Catherine Mary (née Devine), a nurse who was originally from Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, and Dr. Arthur George Genereux. He won the Gold medal in the Olympic Trap at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. He was, at the time, Canada's youngest Olympic champion, a record that stood until the 2016 Summer Olympics, when 16-year-old Penny Oleksiak surpassed it.
In 1952, he was awarded the Lou Marsh Trophy. He was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame, the Saskatoon Sports Hall of Fame, and, the Trapshooting Hall of Fame.
His nephew is American-Canadian actor Brendan Fraser, through his sister Carol Mary Genereux.
- "George Genereux Athlete was Olympic medalist". The Globe and Mail. April 12, 1989.
- Bev Wake, Penny Oleksiak: Your Questions Answered, 12 August 2016.