Hall of Fame - Athlete Category

Alanna Hinrichsen (Yakiwchuk)

Award
Hall of Fame - Athlete Category
Sport
Track & Field
Award Date
May 28, 2016
School
Coll├Ęge Garden City Collegiate
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Alanna is a 1983 graduate of Garden City Collegiate where she excelled at Athletics.  Alanna won gold at the 1983 Provincial Track and Field Championships in the 100m along with numerous ribbons and medals in both Cross Country and track, particularly in the sprints.  In 1983 she was Female Athlete of the Year at Garden City.  After high school, Alanna attended the University of Manitoba.  In 1992 she was the CIAU Track and Field Athlete of the Year.  In 1989, 1990 and 1992 she was named as the University of Manitoba Track and Field MVP.  In 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, and 1995 she was Athletics Manitoba’s MVP for her performances in sprints.  In 1994 she was named Athletics Manitoba’s Athlete of the Year.  While at the University of Manitoba Alanna was a 9 time CIAU medalist.  Alanna represented Canada 9 times in International competitions and achieved 8 medals (3 gold) in various sprints, including the Francaphonie Games in Paris in 1994 where she took Bronze in the 800m.