Dr. Penny Christine Werthner-Bales


Athlete : Athletics
Year Inducted: 1993
Date of Birth: July 5th, 1951
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario

Represented Canada in two Commonwealth, two Pan-Am, one Olympic, and one FISU Games. Set world 1,000-metre record and earned bronze medals in 800 metres at ’71 Pan-Am Games and in 1,500 metres at the ’78 Commonwealth and ’79 Pan-Am Games. Held four Canadian national outdoor titles. Winner Canadian Bonnie Belle marathon ’81. Named outstanding Canadian track athlete 1978. Winner of Bryce Taylor Memorial Award as a volunteer to Canadian sports system in the areas of leadership, development, innovation and growth (1997). Practising sport psychologist who works with many national team athletes and coaches.