April 23, 1956 |
Portland, Oregon, United States
He won the silver medal in the high jump at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, being the highest medal earned by Canada, which became the first host country in summer Olympics history not to produce at least one gold medal winner and later was selected to carry Canada's flag at the closing ceremonies.
As of 2016, he was an adjudicator for the landlord and tenant board in Ottawa.
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- "26TH ANNUAL CANADIAN SPORT AWARDS". SLAM! SPORTS. Archived from the original on 13 August 2012.
- Ebner, David (7 August 2012). "Greg Joy recalls moment in the sun". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
- Wallechinsky, David and Jaime Loucky (2008). "Track & Field (Men): High Jump". In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 2008 Edition. London: Aurum Press Limited. p. 203.