Kamloops' Gary Reed inducted into Athletics Canada Hall of Fame

By Earl Seitz
July 7, 2016 - 5:30am

KAMLOOPS — Gary Reed from Kamloops was inducted into the Athletics Canada Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in Edmonton last night.

Reed won six Canadian titles in the 800-metres and represented Canada int two Olympics, in 2004 and 2008.

He took silver at the 2007 World Track and Field Championships and the 2008 Beijing Olympics Reed just missed the podium, finishing in fourth place.

Gary Reed retired from competitive track in 2010 and still holds the Canadian record in the 800-metres at 1:43.68.

Reed lives in Kamloops and coaches at the Kamloops Track and Field Club.

Elite mountain bike event to feature redesigned course at Sun Peaks

Join the Discussion

We are happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules: Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. See full commenting rules.