Francis ‘Frank’ Amyot

Biography

Athlete : Canoeing
Year Inducted: 1966
Date of Birth: September 14th, 1904
Born in: Toronto, Ontario

Francis ‘Frank’ Amyot (deceased) was the only Canadian gold medalist, winning 1,000m single blade event, at 1936 Olympic Games in Germany. Was first Canadian to ever win gold medal in paddling at Olympic Games. Was six times Canadian champion in single blade. Was member of Rideau Aquatic Club and Britannia Boating Club