4 Aug 2012

Snell to go into Hall of Fame

7:36 pm on 4 August 2012

New Zealand's Sports Champion of the Century, Peter Snell is to be one of the International Athletics Federations 24 inaugural members of the IAAF Hall of Fame.

The honour was announced at Athletics New Zealand's 125th Annual General Meeting in Hamilton.

Snell won 3 Olympic gold medals... the 800 metres in Rome in 1960 and the 800 and 1500 metres in Tokyo in 1964.

The official induction ceremony will be held at the IAAF Centenary Gala in Barcelona in November.