Year of Birth: 1953

Category: Athlete

Year of Induction: 2018




Borys represented Canada at the 1976 Summer Olympics and won the gold medal in the men’s discus throw event at the 1978 Commonwealth Games. Borys set the Canadian discus record of 65.40m in 1976, which lasted until 1984, and was ranked 14th in world. This was also a Commonwealth record. He was the Canadian Champion in 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, and 1982.

!976 Pac-8 and NCAA Champion and record holder until 1981. Collegiate record was formally held by Randy Matson.

Borys was also named to the 1980 Olympic team (boycotted by Canada).

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