Sports Wall of Fame

Strange, Michael Y A

Strange, Michael Y A
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In his amateur career Mike has competed at the local, Provincial, National and International level, accumulating an outstanding overall record of 63 wins in 75 bouts.

Michael has been Ontario Champion 6 times, won the Canadian Championship in 1988 and 1989, in the 106 division and has been a member of the Canadian Boxing team. Michael has competed in many international tournaments which has taken him to places such as finland, Thailand, Italy and Africa.

January 2013, Update:

With well over 360 bouts in his Amateur Boxing Career, Mike has been an eleven time member of the Canadian National Team, three time Olympian (Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000), and a two time Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist (Victoria 1994 and Malaysia 1998). Mike was the Flag Bearer for the 1998 Commonwealth Games and awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. Mike continues with his sport as he mentors the "up and coming" boxers and athletes. Mike is also very involved with charities, establishing "Heater’s Heroes", focusing on raising funds for children in need. In 2012, Mike ran across Canada, naming this the "BoxRun", and raised more than $100,000 for Childhood Cancer Research. 
 

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Click to view photograph taken at an Induction Ceremony  Click to view photograph taken at an Induction Ceremony
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Title 9th Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Michael (Mike) Strange Boxer at podium
Creator  Simon, Pat
Date  1998.
 
 
Michael Strange  Michael Strange
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Title Michael Strange Athlete Boxing
Description  colour digital image courtesy Canadian Olympic Committee ;
Notes  Image may not be reproduced for commercial purposes. Contact Canadian Olympic Committee for further details ;
Date  1982.
 
 
Mike Strange (Update January 2013)  Mike Strange (Update January 2013)
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Title Mike Strange
Notes  Inducted January 1990
Updated January 2013
  With well over 360 bouts in his Amateur Boxing Career, Mike has been an eleven time member of the Canadian National Team, three time Olympian (Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000), and a two time Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist (Victoria 1994 and Malaysia 1998). Mike was the Flag Bearer for the 1998 Commonwealth Games and awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. Mike continues with his sport as he mentors the “up and coming” boxers and athletes. Mike is also very involved with charities, establishing “Heater’s Heroes”, focusing on raising funds for children in need. In 2012, Mike ran across Canada, naming this the “BoxRun”, and raised more than $100,000 for Childhood Cancer Research.
 
 
 
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