Français
post-it-member post-it-club-finder post-it-coaching

 New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame  

Name: Giovanni Corazza
Hometown: Moncton
Specialty Athletics
  • Competed in athletics 1970-1980
  • Provincial interscholastic champion in javelin 1970-1972
  • Canadian javelin Champion 1979; runner-up, 1980
  • In 1977, represented Canada at World Cup trials (silver medal); World Student Games (9th place) and Pan Pacific Games (bronze medal)
  • Competed at Commonwealth Games, 1978
  • Qualified for the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, but didn't compete due to the boycott by Canada and others
  • Competed at the "Alternate Olympics" in 1980, a series of competitions held in Europe & attended by the countries boycotting the Moscow Olympics and won silver medals at meets in Oslo, London, and Dusseldorf; and the bronze medal in Paris (1980)
  • His personal best throw of 84.34 meters ranked as the third-best all-time in Canada in 1980

Go back