George Patrick Genereux, trapshooter, physician (b at Saskatoon 1 Mar 1935; d at Saskatoon 10 Apr 1989). At 13 George Genereux claimed Midwestern International handicap honours, followed by 3 successive Manitoba-Saskatchewan junior titles. George Genereux also won the North American junior crown at Vandalia, Ohio, and tied for 2nd in world championship competition at Oslo. This tall 17-year-old with cool nerves and a keen eye reached the pinnacle of his shooting career in Helsinki in 1952 when he emerged with an Olympic gold medal. George Genereux was recognized as Canada's male athlete of that year. In 1960 he received his medical degree from McGill.
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- Ferguson, Bob. "George Genereux". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 04 March 2015, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/george-genereux. Accessed 07 December 2023.
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- Ferguson, B. (2015). George Genereux. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/george-genereux
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- Ferguson, Bob. "George Genereux." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published August 05, 2008; Last Edited March 04, 2015.
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- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "George Genereux," by Bob Ferguson, Accessed December 07, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/george-genereux
Article by Bob Ferguson
Published Online August 5, 2008
Last Edited March 4, 2015