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WELL KNOWN NEWFOUNLAND ATHLETE PASSES AWAY

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The Newfoundland and Labrador Spots Community is mourning today he loss of one of Its members,

For more than 50 years Ben Dunne recorded impressive achievements and made exceptional contributions within Newfoundland and Labrador athletics. 

As a runner, he fashioned an extremely impressive list of competitions within athletics. He entered the annual Telegram Ten 20 times and was a winner in 1973, had six marathon runs and was outstanding in a series of distance events in many different locations. They included three Boston marathons, the Johnny Miles Marathon in Nova Scotia and cross country running with Memorial University. He finished well in all events.

He is a member of three other halls of fame and has been involved in a very successful fashion in soccer, hockey, rugby, rowing and several sports activities both as an athlete and as a builder. He has been a highly successful participant in community life.

He was inducted into the Newfoudland and Labrador S;ortd Hall of Fame in the Builder Category.

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