Hamilton Olympic Club

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The Hamilton Olympic Club (HOC) is the oldest track and field organization in Canada. It was established in 1926 by a group of local businessmen. From its beginnings to the present, many HOC athletes have competed at the provincial, national and Olympic level.[citation needed]

Citations: http://www.hamiltonolympicclub.ca

Meets Associated With[edit]

  • Canadian Olympic Team Trials, Civic Stadium
  • Canadian British Empire Games Trials, Ivor Wynne Stadium
  • British Empire Games
  • Dual Track and Field Meet: Oxford-Cambridge Track Team Vs Hamilton Olympic Club, Olympic Stadium
  • Canusa Games: Flint, Michigan Vs Hamilton, Ontario

Well Known Past Hamilton Olympic Club Members[edit]

  • Robert Kerr (1882- 1963) - 1908 Summer Olympics, London: Gold in the 200 meters and Bronze in the 100 meters
  • Wilmer Vernon "Whitey" Sheridanv(1916- 2008)
  • Bill Thompson (1930–Present)