Frontier Field Walk of Fame - Olympians

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Hanna Thompson  
Olympians, 2008 Summer Games-Fencing 
Olympians, Inducted 2009 
Celebrating their 2008 USA silver medal won for Women's Foil,
left to right, Errin Smart, Hanna Thompson and Emily Cross.
The 2001 East High School and Ohio State University (4-time All-American, 2004 National Fencing Champs) grad helped the 2008 USA Women's Foil team to an upset silver medal victory in Beijing.
Hanna Thompson Olympics statistics
Los Angeles Times, For fencer Hanna Thompson, Christmas in August -- only a million times better



Cathy Turner
Olympians, 1992/1994/1998 Winter Games-Short Track Speed Skating
Amateur Sports, Olympians, Inducted 1999 
Click bottom row photos
East High graduate and Rochester’s only two-time Olympic gold medalist, winning short-track speedskating races in 1992 and 1994. She also won a silver and bronze.
Bio, National Speedskating Museum
Cathy Turner Olympics statistics
Monroe Community College Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame, Class of 1994
Youtube, Cathy Turner, 2-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, on Being A Multiple Sport Athlete
Youtube, CATHY TURNER short track- speedskating 92 r.
Rochester Business Journal, Scott Pitoniak, Sochi Olympics evoke golden memories for Cathy Turner



Elroy Turner
Olympians, 1976 Summer Games-Athletics for Antigua and Barbuda
Elroy Turner Olympics statistics
The Greater Rochester Track Club Hall of Fame, 1983
Democrat and Chronicle, Running Has Put Him Ahead In Life
Democrat and Chronicle, Introducing... Elroy Turner



Jason Turner
Olympians, 2004/2008/2012 Summer Games-Shooting
Olympians, Inducted 2009 
(top) The 2008 U.S. Olympic Shooting Team which won two gold, two silver and two Bronze medals, in the process breaking five Olympic records... left-to-right: Turner, Vincent Hancock, Kim Rhode, Corey Cogdell, Matt Emmons, Glen Eller.
Jason shot competitively at the Rochester Rifle Club from 1987-1996. He has been a member of four World Cup Teams. Jason enjoys many individual accomplishments while being a part of the Pistol National Team. He was the National Champion in 2006 in men's free pistol, was a member of the 2002 World Championship team in free, air, and standard pistol. In 2008, Jason represented the United States in Beijing where he won the bronze medal in the 10m air pistol
Jason Turner Olympics statistics
Bio, USA Shooting
Bio, Team USA
Youtube, Interview with 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist Jason Turner
National Public Radio, U.S. Shooter Wins Bronze After Rival Fails Drug Test, 3:38



John Tuttle
Olympians, 1984 Summer Games-Athletics

John Tuttle Olympics statistics
Western New York Running Hall of Fame
Democrat and Chronicle, Running report: Tuttle facing another surgery, Q&A with John Tuttle, Always Up for a Race



Lyndsay Wall
Olympians, 2002/2006 Winter Games-Hockey
Amateur Sports, Inducted 2016
Click photos for larger images.
Lyndsay Wall Olympics statistics
Democrat and Chronicle, May 12 – Happy Birthday to a Rochester Olympian
Democrat and Chronicle, RocJocks



Abby Wambach
Amateur Sports, 2004 Olympian, Inducted 2005
Click on photos. Top right, August, 2014.. Our Lady of Mercy High School in Rochester is rededicated as Abby Wambach '98 Field.
One of the world's elite soccer players, she will forever be remembered for her gold-medal-winning goal in the 2004 Athens Olympics. The national Player of the Year at Mercy High and an All-American at the University of Florida, she was also Rookie of the Year in the WUSA and MVP of its All-Star match. She helped lead the Women's USA team to Olympic wins in Athens (2014) and in London (2012). Wambach has competed for four FIFA Women's World Cup tournament teams, including the champion 2015 squad in Canada. She was named the 2012 FIFA World Player of the year.
Abby Wambach Olympics statistics
Bio, US Soccer
Bio, Wikipedia
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Karl Warner
Olympians, 1932 Summer Games-Athletics
Click photos to enlarge.
Top, Warner passes the baton to anchor man Bill Carr on the way to the USA's win
and gold medal in the 1600 relay- click to enlarge... bottom center, from the 1983 Topps series...
bottom right, apparently from a Yale University newspaper.
Karl Warner Olympics statistics



Alexander "Sandy" Williams
Olympians, 1988 Winter Games-Alpine Skiing
Alex Williams Olympics statistics



John Williams
Olympians, 2004 Summer Games-Equestrianism
Olympians, Inducted 2005 
(top) Williams and Carrick, 2004 Olympic bronze medal winners at Athens, Greece.
(bottom) During his course design work in Hector, Minnesota... and Longmount, Colorado.
The Honeoye Falls-Lima and RIT graduate won a 2004 team bronze medal in the equestrian eventing competition. He now designs equestrian and cross country courses.
John Williams Olympics statistics, Roebke's Run gearing up for FEI One Star rating



Chris Woodworth
Olympians, 2014 Winter Games-Hockey Official
Olympians, Inducted 2014 
Left to right: Chris Woodworth is joined by other US officials Tommy George, Andy McElman and Ian Walsh at the 2014 Winter Olympic games.
Attended Canandaigua High School and Geneseo College. He currently is a supervisor for USA Hockey's officiating development program and has been a linesman for the American Hockey League for eight years. Chris worked the 2013 World Championships held in Finland and Sweden plus the World Junior Championships in Calgary. He currently manages Bill Grays Regional Ice Plex in Brighton. Chris was selected to be a linesman for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. 
Bio, Roc Officiating Education, Officiating education goes high tech, Local hockey official prepares for the Sochi Games
Democrat and Chronicle, Two local hockey officials will work at Olympics
Democrat and Chronicle, Local hockey officials headed for Olympics, USA Hockey Officials Reflect on Their Path to Sochi, AHL Linesman Chris Woodworth Skates His Final Game



Wendy Wyland
Olympians, 1984 Summer Games-Diving
Amateur Sports, Inducted 2000 
(middle) With Greg Louganis, 1987... click "People" image to see Wyland's section
of the "50 Most Beautiful People" article, May 9, 1990
World's top ranked platform diver in the early 1980's and bronze medalist in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics; won her first national diving championship at the age of 16 and world championship the next year in Ecuador; in 1990 she was named one of the "Most Beautiful People in the World" by People Magazine.
Wendy Wyland Olympics statistics
International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honor Diver
People Magazine, Diver Wendy Wyland's Formula for Success Is Equal Parts Grace and Gumption
Youtube, 1980 Wendy Wyland USA - 305c - 8s - 3 meter
Youtube, Olympic Games, 1984 Wendy Wyland USA - 403B - 7s 8s - platform
Youtube, 1984 Wendy Wyland Interview
Youtube, 1988 Care Free Gum commercial



Felicia Zimmermann
Olympians, 1996/2000 Summer Games-Fencing
Amateur Sports, Inducted 2007 
(top) Pointing at her Frontier Field Walk of Fame listing... (bottom) 1996 US Olympic Fencing Team in Atlanta... back row, from left: Peter Cox, Tom Strzalkowski, Peter Devine, Nick Bravin.. front row, from left: Ann Marsh, Felicia, Susie Paxton.
.A graduate of Rochester’s School of the Arts and Stanford University, Felicia helped revive interest in the sport of fencing during the 1990s. In 1993, she became the first U.S. woman to capture gold at the Junior World Cup. Felicia made both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic teams. She and sister Iris purchased the Rochester Fencing Club, where they both serve as instructors.
Felicia Zimmermann Olympics statistics
Website, Rochester Fencing Club
Bio, US Fencing Hall of Fame
The Museum of American Fencing, Felicia Zimmermann Page
Youtube interview, July, 2012 at the Summer National Championships in Anaheim, California
Rochester Woman Magazine, WORLD OF WOMAN SPORTS: Inspiring Future Champions
Democrat and Chronicle, RocJocks: Fencing sisters Felicia & Iris Zimmermann





Iris Zimmermann
Olympians, 2000 Summer Games-Fencing
Amateur Sports, Inducted 2007 
Bottom, Felicia and Iris at the Rochester Fencing Club. Click to enlarge.
In 1995, Iris became the first United States fencer- and the youngest fencer ever, to win a world championship medal, taking the Cadet Women’s Foil title. She qualified for the 2000 Olympic team and with sister Felicia, helped the U.S. to a fourth place finish. She followed her sister Felicia in graduating from the School of the Arts and Stanford University. Iris became a co-owner of the Rochester Fencing Club, where she tutors aspiring athletes. Inducted into the US Fencing Hall of Fame in 2013.
Iris Zimmermann Olympics statistics
Website, Rochester Fencing Club
The Museum of American Fencing, Iris Zimmermann Page
Democrat and Chronicle, Iris Zimmermann chosen for U.S. Fencing Hall of Fame
Youtube, USA Fencing Hall of Fame induction, Iris Zimmermann, Breaking the Glass Ceiling
Rochester Woman Magazine, WORLD OF WOMAN SPORTS: Inspiring Future Champions
Youtube, Iris Zimmermann...An Olympic Fencing Quest
Democrat and Chronicle, RocJocks: Fencing sisters Felicia & Iris Zimmermann

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