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Order of Canada

Ben Johnson, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Ben Johnson, C.M. C.M. Scarborough
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada December 29, 1986 April 29, 1987
World record holder for the indoor 60-metre run, this Ontarian has proved himself to be the world's fastest human being and has broken Canadian, Commonwealth and World Cup 100-metre records. Recipient of the Norton Crowe Award for Male Athlete of the Year for 1985, "Big Ben" was the winner of the 1986 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's top athlete.
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