Rhiannon Leier Blacher


Nov. 02, 2016

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Congratulations to Rhiannon Leier

on your induction to Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame


Rhiannon LEIER-BLACHER Swimming/Athlete

2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Manitoba Hall of Fame     -  Saturday November 5, 2016

The Best Sports Night of the Year ! Five athletes, two builders and two teams are inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame at the 37th Annual Induction Ceremony at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg. 

Born in Regina, Leier-Blacher moved to Winnipeg and swan for the MB Marlins from 1992-95. Training with the MB National Swim Centre, she represented both the Marlins and Manta Swim clubs from 1998-2004. She swam for the University of Miami in Florida from 1995-99. Leier-Blacher won 13 Canadian titles, and set four national senior records specializing in 50m and 100m breaststroke and 4x50m medley relays. At the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, she placed 11th in the world in the 100m breaststroke, following that up in 2004 at the Athens Olympics with a 12th place finish. She was named Canadian Female Swimmer of the Year in 2004.

For more information on this event and for ticket purchase please see:

http://www.sportmanitoba.ca/hall-of-fame/2016-hall-fame-induction-ceremony