Year of Birth: 1950

Category: Athlete

Year of Induction: 2013




Bruce Simpson was a member of the 1972 and 1976 Olympic Games teams, and the 1970, 1978, and 1982 Commonwealth Games teams, and a member of the 1971, 1975, and 1979 Pan American Games Teams. He was 5th in the Pole Vault at the 1972 Olympic Games and won Gold medals at the 1978 Commonwealth Games and the 1979 Pan Am Games. Bruce also picked up a bronze medal the 1971 Pan Am Games, a bronze medal the 1975 Pan Am Games, a gold medal at the Pan Pacific Games, and the silver medal at the World Student Games. He won the OFSAA pole vault four times and placed second a fifth time.