Athletes Of The Year

About the Canadian Masters Athlete of the Year

Track – The Earl Fee Award
This award is named after Earl Fee, the great masters middle distance track athlete who, over age 90, is still active and is still setting many new Canadian and World records, and continues to inspire others.

Field – The Olga Kotelko Award                     
This award is named after the late Olga Kotelko, who set more age group World records than any other athlete, in all age groups from 80 to 95 years of age, and has been an inspiration to many people Worldwide, and a great ambassador for masters track and field.

Combined Events – The Ian Hume Award     
This award is named after the late Ian Hume who, beginning with the first World Masters Championships in Toronto in 1975 and for a period of 25 years, won 29 World Championship medals and set 40 World records in 9 events, including the Pentathlon and the Decathlon.

Non-Stadia – The Ed Whitlock Award           
This award is named after the late Ed Whitlock, the road racing legend who, at age 69, became the oldest man to run a marathon in under 3 hours, and today still holds dozens of Canadian Road records, as well as World records in the Marathon for M70, M75, M80 and M85.

Annual AOTY Winners

    2021

    Coming Soon!

    2020

    Cancelled

    2019

    Earl Fee Doreen Garner Sunette Lessing Natasha Wodak
    Track Field Combined Non-Stadia

    2018

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    Karla Del Grande Carol Lafayette-Boyd Ted Rowan Elizabeth Waywell
    Track Field Combined Non-Satdia

    2017

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    Carol Lafayette-Boyd Carol Lafayette-Boyd Reidar Zapf-Gilje Louise Voghel
    Track Field Combined Non-Satdia

    2016

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    Ed Whitlock Margaret Rhebergen Reidar Zapf-Gilje Ed Whitlock
    Track Field Combined Non-Satdia

    2015

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    Lenore Montgomery

    Marie-Josée Le Jour Reidar Zapf-Gilje Johanna Flipsen
    Track Field Combined Non-Satdia

    2014

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    Karla Del Grande Olga Kotelko Marie-Josée Le Jour Mark Bennett
    Track Field Combined Non-Satdia

    Presentations

     

         

    2013

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    M80 Relay
    Earl Fee
    Ray Wardle
    Bill Thompson
    Ed Whitlock
    Karla Del Grande Boris Zaitchouk Christa Bortignon
    Running – Male Running – Female Field – Male Field- Female
    Awards Gala    

    2012

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    Marcel Jobin Christa Bortignon Garry Bachman Christa Bortignon
    Running – Male Running – Female Field – Male Field – Female

    2011

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    Ed Whitlock Helly Visser Marek Glowacki Christa Bortignon
    Running – Male Running – Female Field – Male Field – Female

    2010

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    Andre Francois Johanna Flipsen John Hawkins Loretta Amerongen
    Running – Male Running – Female Field – Male Field – Female

    2009

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    Earl Fee Karla Del Grande John Hawkins Olga Kotelko
    Running – Male Running – Female Field – Male Field – Female

    2008

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    Alain Boucher Diane Palmason Don Ritchie

    Margaret Tosh

    Running – Male Running – Female Field – Male Field – Female

    2007

    AOTY’s Earl Fee and Carol Lafayette-Boyd (photo top)
    Presentation