Gregory JOY

Canada CAN

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Montreal 1976
  • Year of Birth
    1956
Olympic Results

Biography

Gregory JOY

Greg Joy competed exclusively in the high jump for Canada, but attended college at the University of Texas. Joy was Canadian Champion in 1976-78, was silver medalist at the 1978 Commonwealth Games, and placed equal third at the 1976 NCAA Meet. In 1978, in College Park, Maryland, he set a world indoor record with 2.31 (7-7). In 1976 Joy was awarded the Lou Marsh and Norton Crowe Trophies, given to the top Canadian athletes of the year. With his wife, Sue Holloway, a canoeing Olympian, he later became a motivational speaker and operates Raising the Bar, a motivational speaking bureau. He was also for a time an executive director of a food bank. Joy is a member of the British Columbia Sports and Canadian Olympic Halls of Fame.

Personal Best: HJ – 2.31i (1978) [2.26 (1976-outdoors)].

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Montreal 1976

S
High Jump
High Jump Athletics