Ernest “Ernie” Price Morris

Regarded as one of Canada’s premier weightlifters, Price Morris got his start with the Apollo Barbell Club in Belleville. Born in 1941, he began lifting weights at age 14, and continued in the sport for seventeen years. He won the Canadian Heavyweight Championship five times

– 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971 and 1972. He represented Canada internationally at the Pan American Games in Winnipeg in 1967, at the British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1970, at the Pan American Games in Cali, Columbia in 1971, and at the Olympic Games in Munich, West Germany in 1972. He received a bronze medal for his performance in Edinburgh, and a bronze medal in Columbia. Price played outstanding football while attending Quinte Secondary School, and was a member of the University of Guelph Redmen Football Team. At the time of his induction, he still held the Canadian Heavyweight lifting record for the “Press” that he set in 1972.

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1988, athlete, weightlifting,