Sherman Greenfeld

Sherman Greenfeld

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:03 Jun,1962
:57 years, 2 months
:Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

About Sherman Greenfeld

Sherman Greenfeld is a former Canadian professional racquetball player.Greenfeld won two World Championships and 10 Canadian Championships, and was the dominant racquetball player in Canada during the 1980s and 1990s. Greenfeld retired from national competitions in 1999 following the Pan American Games in Winnipeg.

International Career:

  • Greenfeld won more international championships for Canada than any other player. He was the International Racquetball Federation World Champion in 1994 and 1998, and won the Pan American Racquetball Championships (then the Tournament of the Americas) three times, in 1990, 1994, and 1998.
  • Greenfeld was silver medalist at the 1999 Pan American Championships, his penultimate tournament for Canada, losing to fellow Canadian Mike Green in the final. Greenfeld also earned bronze medals in the 1995 Pan American Games and 1993 World Games.
  • Greenfeld's 18 appearances on Team Canada is the second most by a male player behind Green.Greenfeld last played for Canada at the 1999 Pan American Games in his hometown of Winnipeg, where he finished fourth.

Canadian career:

Greenfeld won the Canadian Championship in 1986–1988, 1990 & 1991, 1993–1996 and then finally in 1998. He also reached the finals in 1985, 1997, and 1999, when he lost to Kane Waselenchuk.

Halls of Fame:

Greenfeld was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 2002, and was elected to the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame's induction class of 2015.

Sherman Greenfeld Achievements

Awards and Honors:

  • In 2001, Greenfeld was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame.
  • In 2000, Greenfeld was given the Ivan Velan Award, Racquetball Canada's highest honor.
  • In 2003, Racquetball Canada created the Sherman Greenfeld Award, which is presented annually at the Canadian Junior Racquetball Championships to a boy who exemplifies excellence on and off the court.

Gold Medal Records:

World Championships:

  • 1994 World Championships Singles
  • 1998 World Championships Singles

Pan Am Championships:

  • 1990 Pan American Championships Singles
  • 1994 Pan American Championships Singles
  • 1998 Pan American Championships Singles

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