Linda Mary Alice Thom

Biography

Athlete : Shooting
Year Inducted: 1986
Date of Birth: December 30th, 1943
Born in: Hamilton, Ontario

Represented Canada internationally since 1970, establishing handgun records and winning a variety of national, North American, world shooting awards. Has held up to 16 Ontario records, two Canadian standards and two French marks. First woman to win sport pistol gold medal 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.

She is a member of the Order of Canada.

She was inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in 1992.