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William Greenough

Category

Athlete

Sport

Athletics

Hometown

St. Stephen

Year Inducted

1974

Sport Ambassador

athlete

William Greenough

HONOURED MEMBER

Biography

Bill Greenough was both an outstanding athlete and an outstanding man.An all-round performer, he excelled in intercollegiate soccer, twice winning most valuable player honours.But his greatest accomplishments were in track and field where he competed at the provincial, national and international levels.His achievements include provincial records, which still stand in the high jump, the long jump, and the triple jump; and eight place finish in the triple jump at the 1967 World Student games in Tokyo; and the 1968 national championships in the long jump, and in the triple jump, which saw him equal the Canadian Record. Still and active competitor at the time of his tragic death, Dr. William Greenough was very much dedicated to the service of both young athletes and his fellowman. Enrolled in the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 8th, 1974.

Quick Facts

  • Won high jump and long jump at Eastern Canadian Track and Field Championships in 1965 and the triple jump and long jump in ’66 

  • Placed first in triple jump and second in long jump at the Canadian Track and Field Championships and British Empire Games Trials in 1966 

  • Won triple and long jumps at Oregon State International Championships in 1966 

  • Placed first in triple and long jumps at Pan-American Trials in 1967 

  • Placed first in triple and long jumps at the Canadian Olympic Trials in 1968