1954 – 2015
Year of Induction: 2017
Mike Illingworth was the expert that so many sought out whenever there were questions on rules and procedures. He was a long time official in Ontario and was a throws official, reaching the National Level. Mike was also one of the pioneers in Ontario as a Photo Finish official and Technical Manager, while his passion and dedication brought him to be the guru of technical services in Ontario and Canada.
While a Director on the OTFA Board, he worked at many committees such as the Policies and By Law Committee and chair for the Technical Committee. He officiated various major competitions including, but not limited to the 1993 IAAF World Indoor, the 2001 IAAF World Outdoor Championships, the 2009 Canada Games, and the 2010 IAAF World Juniors.