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The Scottish Sports Hall of Fame is the national sports hall of fame of Scotland, set up in 2002.[1] It is a joint project organised by sportscotland, the national governmental body for Scottish sport, and National Museums Scotland.[2] It is also funded by BBC Scotland and donations from the general public. The founding patrons were Anne, Princess Royal, a notable supporter of the Scotland national rugby union team; First Minister Jack McConnell; and Formula One legend Jackie Stewart.[3]

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InducteesEdit

As of 2015, there have been eight rounds of inductions into the Hall of Fame:

  1. 2002: initial 50 inductees.[4]
  2. 2003: 14 inductees.[5]
  3. 2004: 6 inductees.[6]
  4. 2007: 8 inductees.[7]
  5. 2008: 4 inductees.[8]
  6. 2010: 6 inductees.[9]
  7. 2012: 6 inductees.[10]
  8. 2015: 5 inductees.[11][12]

Athletics and Highland gamesEdit

BaseballEdit

 
Bobby Thomson hit one of the most famous walk-off home runs in baseball history, the 'Shot Heard Round the World'.

BowlsEdit

BoxingEdit

CricketEdit

CurlingEdit

CyclingEdit

DivingEdit

EquestrianismEdit

FootballEdit

GolfEdit

 
Tommy Armour, 'The Silver Scot'

Horse racingEdit

JudoEdit

MotorsportEdit

 
Jackie Stewart, 'The Flying Scot', at the Nürburgring with the MatraCosworth that took him to the Formula One World Championship title in 1969

Mountaineering and HillwalkingEdit

 
Captain Robert Barclay-Allardyce, the Celebrated Pedestrian, by Hill & Adamson.

RowingEdit

Rugby unionEdit

SailingEdit

ShintyEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Table TennisEdit

TennisEdit

Water poloEdit

WeightliftingEdit

Multiple sportsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Hall of fame for Scottish winners". The Herald. Glasgow. 1 December 2001. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Scotland honours sporting legends". BBC News. 30 November 2002.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax "The names in the Hall of Fame". BBC News. 30 November 2002.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  8. ^ a b c d e "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  11. ^ a b c d e f "Inductees". sportscotland. Retrieved 5 November 2015.
  12. ^ "Sir Chris Hoy inducted into Scottish Sports Hall of Fame". BBC News. BBC. 5 November 2015. Retrieved 5 November 2015.

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