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2018 Sporting Hall of Fame launch

The incredible sporting achievements of athletes from across the area were celebrated at a special ceremony at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Centre on Friday 18 May.

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The latest inductees join other sporting greats and legends, such as Sir Matt Busby, John Higgins, the Lisbon Lions, Ricky Burs and David Crabb who were inducted into the inaugural Hall of Fame last year, when North Lanarkshire became the first Local Authority in Scotland to honour its sporting heroes in such a way.

The 2018 Sporting Hall of Fame inductees are:

  • Kirsten Bonar (Karate) from Holytown - 5th Dan and international Karate referee
  • Pat Clinton (Boxing) from Croy - World flyweight champion
  • Margaret Ann Fleming (Volleyball) from Kilsyth - Chief executive Officer for Scottish Volley ball and advisor to Olympic Volleyball competitions
  • Pauline Hamill (Football) from Airdrie - Scotland's most capped player (male or female) with 141 caps
  • Michael Kerr (Wheelchair Rugby) from Viewpark - Captain of the GB team and the first and, to date, only Scot to represent GB and Wheelchair rugby
  • Scott Meenagh from Cumbernauld - (Para Nordic Skiing, Rowing and Athletics) - Among an incredible list of achievements Scott includes British Army Captain at the Invictus Games and ParalympicsGB competitor
  • Jimmy Quinn (Football) from Croy - A key player in the Celtic side of the early 20th century, winning six league championships and four Scottish Cups

 

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