D.J. ‘Marc’ Cardinal

Biography

Athlete : Weightlifting
Year Inducted: 1999
Date of Birth: May 9th, 1956
Born in: Kingston, Ontario

Set 16 Canadian junior weightlifting records (1974-76), eight Commonwealth junior and seven Canadian senior records (1976-79). Gold medal winner, Commonwealth Games (1978). Silver medalist, Pan Am Games (1979). 1980 Olympic team member (boycotted). Canadian junior champion twice and senior champion three times. Ranked sixth in world in super-heavyweight category (1979). Set his final Canadian and Commonwealth record in the clean and jerk with a 485-pound lift.